The prognostic value of malnutrition on duration of admission, financial cost and mortality in elderly, hospitalized patients

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      • MNA is a valuable tool in estimating patients’ nutritional status.
      • Malnutrition is associated with prolonged hospitalizations and financial burden.
      • In-hospital and long-term mortality is directly associated with malnutrition.
      • Full-MNA predicts mortality whereas SF-MNA the duration of admission and the cost.


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