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Kirkland LL, Shaughnessy E. Am J Med. 2017;130:1345-1350.
Common practices in medical care can result in patient harm if performed incorrectly. This review discusses problems associated with malnutrition, including when it is misdiagnosed upon admission or unrecognized during hospitalization. The authors suggest strategies for improvement, such as supplementing inpatient diets and enhancing recognition and documentation of malnutrition.