Sixteen years trends in reported undernutrition.


Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address: [Email]


How undernutrition is reported in hospital discharge data is not understood. To assess trends in reported undernutrition and its management among hospitalized patients in Switzerland, and the association between reported undernutrition and in-hospital mortality, acquired infection, intensive care unit stay (ICU), and length of hospital stay (LOS).


Epidemiology,Hospital discharge data,Trends,Undernutrition,

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