The Prevalence of Malnutrition and Effectiveness of STRONGkids Tool in the Identification of Malnutrition Risks among Pediatric Surgical Patients

ULUKAYA DURAKBAŞA Ç., Fettahoglu S., Bayar A., Mutus M., OKUR H.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.4, pp.313-321, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.14374
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.313-321


Background: High prevalence of malnutrition along with the risk for the development of malnutrition in hospitalised children has been reported. However, this problem remains largely unrecognised by healthcare workers.