Nutrition support in hospitalised adults at nutritional risk

Source:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publisher:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
23 June 2017

Abstract

Nutrition support does not appear to lead to a risk ratio reduction of approximately 10% or more in either all-cause mortality or serious adverse events at short- or long-term follow-up. There is very low quality evidence to suggest it increases weight at the end of treatment.