Malnutrition Screening in Acute Aged Care

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
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Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01179321
First received: August 10, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2006
History: No changes posted

August 10, 2010
August 10, 2010
April 2006
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Length of stay
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Malnutrition Screening in Acute Aged Care
Malnutrition Screening and Intervention in Hospitalised Older Patients: A Randomised Controlled Trial

The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of malnutrition screening and nutrition intervention on acute aged care patient outcomes.

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Interventional
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Malnutrition
Other: Early referral to Dietitian for assessment and nutrition support
  • No Intervention: Control
  • Experimental: Early nutrition intervention
    Intervention: Other: Early referral to Dietitian for assessment and nutrition support
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • admitted under a geriatrician into one of 2 acute geriatric medicine wards of the hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • expected length of stay less than 72 hours
  • palliative (not for active treatment)
  • unable to be nutritionally assessed (non english speaking, severe dementia/confusion and non cooperative/refused)
  • already seen by dietitian during current admission
  • enrolled in the study during previous admission
Both
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Australia
 
NCT01179321
malscreen05/185
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Margaret Holyday, Prince of Wales Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
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Principal Investigator: Margaret M Holyday, B.Sc Prince of Wales Hospital
Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
March 2006

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