Routine oral nutritional supplementation for stroke patients in hospital (FOOD): a multicentre randomised controlled trial

FOOD Trial Collaboration, M S Dennis (Member of Consortium), S C Lewis (Member of Consortium), C Warlow (Member of Consortium), Gina Cranswick (Member of Consortium)

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Abstract

Undernutrition is common in hospital patients with stroke, can develop or worsen in hospital, and is associated with poor outcomes. We aimed to establish whether routine oral nutritional supplements improve outcome after stroke.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)755-63
Number of pages9
JournalThe Lancet
Volume365
Issue number9461
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Feb 2005

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Dietary Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Eating
  • Energy Intake
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Malnutrition
  • Prognosis
  • Stroke
  • Survival Rate
  • Treatment Outcome

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