Search for dissertations about: "Mini Nutritional Assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words Mini Nutritional Assessment.

  1. 1. Malnutrition and obesity among older adults, assessed by Mini Nutritional Assessment and the body mass index, respectively : prevalence and associations with mortality and urinary tract infection

    Author : Maria Burman; Birgitta Olofsson; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Tommy Cederholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Malnutrition; obesity; underweight; Mini Nutritional Assessment; Body Mass Index; older adults; very old; community dwelling; residential care facilities; mortality; urinary tract infection; Geriatrics; geriatrik; näringslära; Nutrition;

    Abstract : INTRODUCTION: Malnutrition and obesity are health concerns among older (aged ≥ 65 years) adults, but the combination of them have not been studied thoroughly nor have they been thoroughly investigated in very old (aged ≥ 85 years) adults. The aims of this thesis were to investigate the prevalence, trends in prevalence and associations with mortality of malnutrition and obesity, assessed by Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and the body mass index (BMI), respectively, and to examine the combined effects of these conditions on mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. The complexity of nutritional status for persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease : a nursing challenge

    Author : Sigrid Odencrants; Margareta Ehnfors; Anna Ehrenberg; Susan Grobe; Karin Axelsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; assessment; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; instruments; MNA; MUST; nursing; nutritional status; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences w. Medical Focus; Omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning;

    Abstract : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most widespread diseases globally. A commonly reported symptom is impaired nutritional status, which is often discussed in the literature as difficult to assess. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Functional Impact of Nutritional Status Among Older Persons in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Tamanna Ferdous; Tommy Cederholm; Åke Wahlin; Zarina Nahar Kabir; Birgitta Sidenvall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Nutritional status; Mini Nutritional Assessment; older persons; community living; poverty; physical function; cognitive function; low-income country; Bangladesh.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : Background: Malnutrition is a major problem in Bangladesh. One third of the population in Bangladesh is malnourished, but figures for older persons specifically are scant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Malnutrition in elderly people in need of municipal care : assessment and intervention

    Author : Lennart Christensson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe nutritional status in elderly people at the time of entering municipal care, to evaluate nutritional assessment techniques and to investigate the effect of a nutritional care plan. Furthermore the aim was to investigate the staffs' attitudes towards nutritional nursing care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutritional Intervention in Elderly People Admitted to Resident Homes

    Author : Kerstin Wikby; Anna-Christina Ek; Lennart Christensson; Per-Olof Sandman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly people; resident homes; comparison; nutritional intervention; education; individualised care; inter-rater reliability; appetite; qualitative method; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate the effects of an intervention, based on education given to staff and implementation of an individualized nutritional programme given to the residents, to compare assessments on admission with a previous study, and to perform diagnostic test and inter-rater reliability of the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA). A further aim was to identify and describe factors with regard to appetite among the residents. READ MORE