Disease specific aspects of malnutrition in neurogeriatric patients

0Citations
Citations of this article
22Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

© 2018 Prell and Perner. Malnutrition in elderly patients is a common condition. Nevertheless, there is evidence on specific risk factors and problems of malnutrition in geriatric patients with neurological diseases. In this review, we summarize recent knowledge on malnutrition in different neurological diseases with a focus on elderly patients. This overview also provides strategies for a more specific and profound assessment of neurogeriatric patients to improve identification and treatment of malnutrition. Early and consequent treatment of malnutrition can lead to a decreased progression of the neurological disease and to a better quality of life in geriatric patients.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Prell, T., & Perner, C. (2018, March 23). Disease specific aspects of malnutrition in neurogeriatric patients. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. Frontiers Media S.A. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2018.00080

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free