Risks of Protein Energy Malnutrition

The reported frequency of malnutrition after acute stroke has ranged from 8 to 34%. A number of factors may interact to impair the nutritional status of individuals who have suffered a stroke. These include factors that have led to a deterioration in prestroke nutritional status, direct physical and psychosocial effects of stroke on the consumption of food and fluids following hospital admission, and organizational factors that can hinder efficient, effective meal delivery and consumption in institutional and longer term residential settings.

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