Malnourishment 'epidemic' plagues hospitals? Really?
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. September 18, 2014.
This news article explores the validity of recent reports by an interdisciplinary consortium that one in three hospitalized patients is malnourished and suggests further research is required to understand this potential patient safety problem.
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