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Malnutrition is common in adults admitted to hospital. The recent Nutrition Care in Canadian hospitals study identified that one in two patients admitted into 18 academic and community hospitals were malnourished on admission. Malnutrition has significant consequences on quality of life and use of the healthcare system. The More-2-Eat (M2E) implementation project is looking to improve nutrition culture in Canadian hospitals and share learning through collaboration with organizations including the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM). Best practices are based on the new Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care, developed by consensus with Canadian experts and clinicians. Read More
Canadian Malnutrition Study Task Force
A decline in nutritional status during hospitalization is associated with prolonged LOS
Advancing Nutrition Care in Canada
The CMTF is pleased to announce the publication: Decline in nutritional status is associated with prolonged length of stay in hospitalized patients admitted for 7 days or more: A prospective cohort study.
The objectives of this study were to assess the change in nutritional status during hospitalization and determine if its decline is associated with prolonged length of stay (LOS).
Patients enrolled in the Nutrition Care in Canadian Hospitals (NCCH) study that had a LOS of at least 7 days, discharged alive and with subjective global assessment performed at admission and discharge were included in the analysis (n=409). Of the 409 patients, 373 patients had weights measured at admission and discharge. Association between LOS and changes in SGA or weight loss ≥ 5% during admission was tested using multivariate analysis (Cox Proportional Hazards).