MiOA: Intervention: Post-Discharge: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists' Interventions (2023)

Author and Year:
Neelemaat F, Lips P, et al, 2012
PubMed ID:
Article Title:
Short-term oral nutritional intervention with protein and vitamin D decreases falls in malnourished older adults.
Authors:
Neelemaat F, Lips P, Bosmans J, Thijs A, Seidell J, van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren M
Journal:
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Year of publication:
2012
Volume:
60
Issue:
4
Page numbers:
691-9
Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Age >/= 60 years old; newly admitted to the departments of general internal medicine, rheumatology, gastroenterology, dermatology, nephrology, orthopedics, traumatology, and vascular surgery; expected length of hospital stay > 2 days; malnourished (BMI
Exclusion Criteria:
Dementia (if this diagnosis was documented in the hospital record or in a referral letter from the individual’s primary care or nursing home physician)
Research Purpose:
To evaluate the effects of a short-term nutritional intervention with protein and vitamin D on falls in malnourished older adults.
Blinding efforts:
Participants and investigators were aware of group assignment. The researcher was blind during the analyses.
Study Location:
VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Source(s) of Funding:
Government
Please specify names of funders:
The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)

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