Journal article

Validity of Nutritional Screening Tools for Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Jennifer MJ Isautier, Marija Bosnić, Suey SY Yeung, Marijke C Trappenburg, Carel GM Meskers, Anna C Whittaker, Andrea B Maier

J Am Med Dir Assoc | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this systematic review was to summarize the validity of nutritional screening tools to detect the risk of malnutrition in community-dwelling older adults. DESIGN: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The protocol for this systematic review was registered in the PROSPERO database (CRD42017072703). SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: A literature search was performed in PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, and Cochrane using the combined terms "malnutrition," "aged," "community-dwelling," and "screening." The time frame of the literature reviewed was from January 1, 2001, to May 18, 2018. Older community-dwellers were defined as follows: individuals with a mean/median age of >65 years who we..

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