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Assessing nourishment problems at a hospital: what can we learn from them?

Clausen MK, Bogh SB, Schmidt-Petersen M, et al. Assessing nourishment problems at a hospital: what can we learn from them? BMJ Open Qual. 2024;13(2):e002745. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2024-002745.

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July 10, 2024
Clausen MK, Bogh SB, Schmidt-Petersen M, et al. BMJ Open Qual. 2024;13(2):e002745.
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Patient complaints can highlight previously unidentified areas of concern. This study analyzed patient complaints related to nutrition issues experienced during their hospital stay. Of the 89 nutrition-related problems, 20% were very severe, including one that resulted in patient death. While the article does not report the overlap between patient- and staff-reported nutrition incidents, the patient complaints shine a light on areas for deeper investigation.

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Clausen MK, Bogh SB, Schmidt-Petersen M, et al. Assessing nourishment problems at a hospital: what can we learn from them? BMJ Open Qual. 2024;13(2):e002745. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2024-002745.

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