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Brazilian Nutritional Consensus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Elderly

Sandra Elisa Adami Batista Gonçalves ORCID logo , Andreza Alice Feitosa Ribeiro ORCID logo , Erika Yuri Hirose ORCID logo , Fabio Pires de Souza Santos ORCID logo , Flávia Munhoz Ferreira ORCID logo , Ludmila de Oliveira Muniz Koch ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AE4340

ABSTRACT The Brazilian Nutritional Consensus in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Elderly was elaborated by nutritionists, nutrologists and hematologists physicians from 15 Brazilians reference centers in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, in order to emphasize the importancy of nutritional status and the body composition during the treatment, as well as the main characteristics related to patient’s nutritional assessment. Establishing the consensus, we intended to improve and standardize the nutritional therapy during the hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. The Consensus was approved by the […]

The importance of dysphagia screening and nutritional assessment in hospitalized patients

Patrícia Amaro Andrade, Carolina Araújo dos Santos, Heloísa Helena Firmino, Carla de Oliveira Barbosa Rosa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4189

ABSTRACT Objective: To determine frequency of dysphagia risk and associated factors in hospitalized patients as well as to evaluate nutritional status by using different methods and correlate the status with scores of the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10). Methods: This was a cross-sectional study including 909 inpatients of a philanthropic hospital. For the diagnosis of dysphagia we used an adapted and validated Brazilian version of the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10). The nutritional status was evaluated through the subjective global assessment, and […]

Elderly with knee osteoarthritis should perform nutritional assessment: integrative literature review

Isabelle Ferreira da Silva Souza, Rosa Sá de Oliveira Neta, Juliana Maria Gazzola, Marcelo Cardoso de Souza

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RW3834

ABSTRACT To review scientific literature to assess nutritional status of elderly patients with osteoarthritis in the last 16 years. This is an integrative literature review that included articles published in national and international journals indexed in PubMed, SciELO and BIREME. We selected 14 articles, and English language was predominant. The year of publication of articles ranged from 2006 to 2016, and most of papers were cross-sectional studies. To gather papers and for posterior evaluate, we used a validated data collection […]

Thickness of the adductor pollicis muscle in nutritional assessment of surgical patients

Katarina Papera Valente, Naira Marceli Fraga Silva, Amanda Barcelos Faioli, Marina Abelha Barreto, Rafael Araújo Guedes de Moraes, Valdete Regina Guandalini

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3596

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo evaluate the correlation between thickness of the muscle adductor pollicis and anthropometric measurements, body mass index and Subjective Global Assessment in the nutritional assessment of surgical patients.Methods The study population comprised patients admitted to the general and reconstructive surgery unit of a university hospital in the city of Vitória (ES), Brazil. The inclusion criteria were patients evaluated in the first 48 hours of admission, aged ≥20 years, hemodynamically stable, with no edema or ascites. Data analysis was performed using […]

Adductor pollicis muscle and hand grip strength: potential methods of nutritional assessment in outpatients with stroke

Débora Rocha Oliveira, Vera Silvia Frangella

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1763

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of different methods used for nutritional assessment of outpatients who had hemiplegic stroke. Methods: A cross-section study with adult and elderly patients of both genders enrolled in a rehabilitation center. The analyzed variables were anthropometric measurements, bioelectrical impedance, hand grip strength and thickness of the adductor pollicis muscle. The Pearson χ2 test was used to check the association between variables with a significance level of α = 5%. Results: When evaluating the […]