Economy matters to fight against malnutrition: Results from a multicenter survey

Klek S., Chourdakis M., Bischoff S., Dubrov S., Forbes A., Galas A., ...More

CLINICAL NUTRITION, vol.36, no.1, pp.162-169, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.10.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.162-169
  • Keywords: Enteral nutrition, Parenteral nutrition, Disease-related malnutrition, Reimbursement, SURGICAL-PATIENTS
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Background and aim: Malnutrition represents a serious health care threat, as it increases morbidity, mortality and health care cost. The effective screening and treatment with enteral (EN) or parenteral (PN) nutrition are the key elements of the policy called Optimal Nutrition Care for All (ONCA). The study tried to analyze the impact of the state's economy on the implementation of EN and PN to define its role in ONCA.