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A feasibility study to investigate the effect of nutritional support for advanced cancer patients in an inpatient hospice in Ja

Cancer/ Palliative treatment
Nutrition
Author
Koji Amano et al.
Used Parameters : SMM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : PALLIATIVE MEDICINE AND HOSPICE CARE

Backgrounds: There has been no prospective study to investigate the effect of nutritional support for advanced cancer patients in inpatient hospices. Therefore, we conducted a prospective observational study to explore the feasibility of investigating the effect of nutritional support for advanced cancer patients in an inpatient hospice. Methods: We prospectively collected the following data: performance status, results of blood tests, calorie and protein intake, body weight, skeletal muscle mass, and Functional Assessment of …
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