Identifying pediatric malnutrition using STRONGkids: A quality improvement initiative

Kathryn Coop, Meghan Potthoff

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Abstract

Pediatric malnutrition can impact a patient’s length of hospital stay, rates of infection and complications, cognitive development, and overall quality of life. This article compares nutritional screening tools to determine their efficiency and reliability in identifying patients with increased malnutrition risk at the time of hospital admission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-37
Number of pages4
JournalNursing
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Emergency
  • Critical Care
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • LPN and LVN

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