The prospective evaluation of malnutrition in hospitalized children in a pediatric urology unit


ÇAM S. , ŞENER T. E.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.3, pp.118-123, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.637066
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-123

Abstract

Objective: Malnutrition has been reported to be a rather common health problem in hospitalized children and it is recommended to be evaluated in these conditions. The objective of this prospective trial was to evaluate the nutritional status of hospitalized pediatric urology patients and find the prevalence of malnutrition in this specific subgroup of patients.