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Current perspective for tube feeding in the elderly: from identifying malnutrition to providing of enteral nutrition

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, August 2018
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (61st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (57th percentile)

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Title
Current perspective for tube feeding in the elderly: from identifying malnutrition to providing of enteral nutrition
Published in
Clinical Interventions in Aging, August 2018
DOI 10.2147/cia.s134919
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Authors

Manpreet S Mundi, Jayshil Patel, Stephen A McClave, Ryan T Hurt

Abstract

With the number of individuals older than 65 years expected to rise significantly over the next few decades, dramatic changes to our society and health care system will need to take place to meet their needs. Age-related changes in muscle mass and body composition along with medical comorbidities including stroke, dementia, and depression place elderly adults at high risk for developing malnutrition and frailty. This loss of function and decline in muscle mass (ie, sarcopenia) can be associated with reduced mobility and ability to perform the task of daily living, placing the elderly at an increased risk for falls, fractures, and subsequent institutionalization, leading to a decline in the quality of life and increased mortality. There are a number of modifiable factors that can mitigate some of the muscle loss elderly experience especially when hospitalized. Due to this, it is paramount for providers to understand the pathophysiology behind malnutrition and sarcopenia, be able to assess risk factors for malnutrition, and provide appropriate nutrition support. The present review describes the pathophysiology of malnutrition, identifies contributing factors to this condition, discusses tools to assess nutritional status, and proposes key strategies for optimizing enteral nutrition therapy for the elderly.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 124 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 20 16%
Student > Bachelor 16 13%
Researcher 11 9%
Unspecified 10 8%
Student > Postgraduate 9 7%
Other 24 19%
Unknown 34 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 31 25%
Nursing and Health Professions 19 15%
Unspecified 10 8%
Psychology 6 5%
Social Sciences 4 3%
Other 19 15%
Unknown 35 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 November 2018.
All research outputs
#4,096,531
of 13,745,552 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#507
of 1,399 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#102,386
of 269,385 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#11
of 26 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,745,552 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 69th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,399 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.1. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 63% of its peers.
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