Anjali Niyogi

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I. Problem/Condition. Malnutrition in hospitalized patients is common. Though exact prevalence is difficult to calculate due to a lack of uniform criteria, most studies suggest that 30-60% of all hospitalized patients are malnourished. Furthermore, malnutrition significantly affects patient’s mortality, morbidity and length of hospital stay. Malnutrition can be defined as “an acute, subacute or chonic…

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