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Malnutrition

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about the nutritional management of patients with malnutrition.

Parsons, E. et al. 2017. Oral nutritional supplements in a randomised trial are more effective than dietary advice at improving quality of life in malnourished care home residents

This study in 104 malnourished residential care residents indicates that oral nutritional supplements (ONS) can improve quality of life (QoL) and nutritional intake more effectively than dietary advice alone.