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Associations between health-related quality of life, body mass index, health status and sociodemographic variables in geriatric patients and non-hospitalized older people: A comparative cross-sectional study

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 19 June 2020

This research seeks to encourage research to look into geriatric and non-hospitalised older people's health-related quality of life. While they found a lower rating for geriatric patients, their findings suggest that monitoring weight and disease symptoms should be undertaken with both groups, uin order to improve health outcomes.

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Laerum-Onsager, E., et al. Associations between health-related quality of life, body mass index, health status and sociodemographic variables in geriatric patients and non-hospitalized older people: A comparative cross-sectional study. Nutrition and HealthApril 16, 2020 [Epub ahead of print]