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Vitamin C Status in Hospitalized Adults According to Subjective Global Assessment Method

Avelino et al
Used Parameters : SMM, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Brazil

Journal : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Background The subjective global assessment (SGA) is a powerful tool for nutrition status assessment. Our aim was to compare vitamin C serum levels among patients classified as A, B, or C in the SGA. Methods One hundred‐and‐fifty adults in the wards of the University Hospital participated in this study. Besides SGA, all cases were submitted to anthropometry, bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), and 24‐hour dietary recall. Laboratory data included blood hemoglobin, serum ferritin, serum albumin, transferrin, C‐reactive protein (CRP), and …
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