Nutritional assessment of patients before gastrointestinal surgery and nurses' approach to this issue


Aydin N. , Karaoz S.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, vol.17, no.5, pp.608-617, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02002.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.608-617
  • Keywords: evaluation of nutritional status, gastrointestinal surgery, nurses, nurses' opinions, nursing, subjective global assessment, SUBJECTIVE GLOBAL ASSESSMENT, MALNUTRITION, HOSPITALS, CANCER, CARE, UNDERNUTRITION, DISEASE, TOOL

Abstract

Aims and objectives. This study was conducted to evaluate the nutritional status of patients before gastrointestinal surgery and to reveal nurses' opinions about this issue.