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Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes ;Investigación Clínica 2009, 50 3

Author: Ana Lúcia Ribeiro Salomon Zaban

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Investigación Clínica ISSN: 0535-5133 riclinicas@gmail.com Universidad del Zulia Venezuela Ribeiro Salomon Zaban, Ana Lúcia; Carvalho Garbi Novaes, Maria Rita Demographic, epidemiological and nutritional profile of elders in home enteral nutritional therapy in Distrito Federal, Brazil. Investigación Clínica, vol.
50, núm.
3, 2009, pp.
347-357 Universidad del Zulia Maracaibo, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=372937677008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Invest Clin 50(3): 347 - 357, 2009 Demographic, epidemiological and nutritional profile of elders in home enteral nutritional therapy in Distrito Federal, Brazil. Ana Lúcia Ribeiro Salomon Zaban1, Maria Rita Carvalho Garbi Novaes1,2. Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde - Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, and College at Escola Superior em Ciências da Saúde-ESCS-FEPECS-SES-GDF. Brasilia, Brasil 1 2 Key words: Health services for the aged, enteral nutrition, home care services. Abstract.
According to statistical projections of the World Health Organization, during the period between 1950 and 2025, the group of elderly in Brazil will have increased 15 times.
Chronic-degenerative diseases are the illnesses that most affect the elderly population, directly related to the growing demand for Enteral Nutrition Therapy.
The objective of this study was to analyze the demographic, epidemiological and nutritional profile of elderly patients assisted at the public hospitals in the Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy Program, of the State Health Department of Distrito Federal.
This is a retroprospective, cross-sectional and analytical study, based on primary data, which enrolled 141 elderly patients who were prescribed home enteral nutrition.
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