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- Meskers, C. G. M.; Reijnierse, E. M.; Numans, S. T.; Kruizinga, R. C.; Pierik, V. D.; van Ancum, J. M.; Slee-Valentijn, M.; Scheerman, K.; Verlaan, S.; Maier, Andrea B.
- The journal of nutrition, health & aging 2019 v.23 no.3 pp. 232-238
- elderly; females; hospitals; males; muscles; patients; Netherlands
- ... OBJECTIVES: Handgrip strength (HGS) and muscle mass are strong predictors for dependency in Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) in community dwelling older adults. Whether this also applies to older hospitalized patients is yet unknown. We studied the association between HGS and muscle mass with ADL and IADL dependency at admission and change of ADL ...
- Weijzen, M. E. G.; Kouw, I. W. K.; Verschuren, A. A. J.; Muyters, R.; Geurts, J. A.; Emans, P. J.; Geerlings, P.; Verdijk, L. B.; van Loon, L. J. C.
- The journal of nutrition, health & aging 2019 v.23 no.3 pp. 299-305
- breakfast; carbohydrates; dietary energy sources; dinner; females; food intake; hips; hospital diet; hospitals; lunch; males; observational studies; orthopedics; patients; protein intake; snacks; surgery
- ... OBJECTIVE: Hospitalization is generally accompanied by changes in food intake. Patients typically receive hospital meals upon personal preference within the framework of the food administration services of the hospital. In the present study, we assessed food provision and actual food and snack consumption in older patients admitted for elective hip or knee arthroplasty. DESIGN: A prospective obser ...