Effects of enteral protein supplements on nutritional status and clinical outcome in unconscious elderly malnourished patients

Gulsen Atalay B., Yagmur C., Nursal T., Atalay H., Sezgin N. , Giray S., et al.

NUTRITION & DIETETICS, cilt.71, ss.66-72, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/1747-0080.12081
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.66-72


Aim: Unconscious malnourished patients have reduced serum proteins. Enteral protein supplements may improve their nutritional status and clinical outcome. Our aim for the present study was to determine the effect on nutritional status and patient prognosis of enteral protein supplementation in tube-fed hospitalised unconscious elderly malnourished patients.