Changes in nutritional state and dysphagia in stroke patients monitored during a 14-d period in a Burkina Faso hospital setting

Changes in nutritional state and dysphagia in stroke patients monitored during a 14-d period in a... •Undernourishment prevalence was high at inclusion and worsened until the 14th day.•Nutritional status should be assessed on admission using triceps skinfold and BMI.•Women were particularly at risk of undernourishment after stroke.•Poststroke dysphagia prevalence was low and may be underestimated.•Multidisciplinary caring with formal guidelines of dysphagia was needed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nutrition Elsevier

Changes in nutritional state and dysphagia in stroke patients monitored during a 14-d period in a Burkina Faso hospital setting

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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0899-9007
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10.1016/j.nut.2017.10.022
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Abstract

•Undernourishment prevalence was high at inclusion and worsened until the 14th day.•Nutritional status should be assessed on admission using triceps skinfold and BMI.•Women were particularly at risk of undernourishment after stroke.•Poststroke dysphagia prevalence was low and may be underestimated.•Multidisciplinary caring with formal guidelines of dysphagia was needed.

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NutritionElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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