Nutritional Status and Quality of Life in Older Adults (NSQLOP)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kathryn Hart, University of Surrey
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01627496
First received: June 15, 2012
Last updated: July 3, 2012
Last verified: July 2012

June 15, 2012
July 3, 2012
September 2010
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Nutritional status [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Using MNA
  • Satisfaction with food related quality of life [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Dietary intake [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    3 x 24hr recalls
  • Nutritional status [ Time Frame: Day 1 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Using MNA
  • Satisfaction with food related quality of life [ Time Frame: Day 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Dietary intake [ Time Frame: Day 1, 2 and 3 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    3 x 24hr recalls
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01627496 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Food Access in Hospital [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Food Access in Hospital [ Time Frame: day 2 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Nutritional Status and Quality of Life in Older Adults
Nutritional Status and Quality of Life in Older Hospitalised Adults

The aim of this study is to determine the nutritional status, and factors affecting malnutrition in older people staying in hospitals.

Objectives:

  • To recruit a sample of older people in hospital
  • To collect information on nutritional status, satisfaction with food-related life and experience with access to food in hospital.
  • To assess the staffing attitudes to nutritional care of the older adult
  • To undertake an audit of therapeutic ('special') diets served in hospitals, with respect to their nutritional adequacy and wastage
  • To investigate predictors and correlates of malnutrition within the hospital setting and compare these relationships with those previously identified in care homes and the community.
  • To make recommendations for practice to improve the nutritional status of hospitalised older adults.
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

Hospitalised older adults (>75years)

Malnutrition
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
40
December 2011
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged ≥ 75 years old
  • Male or female
  • Duration of stay is more than 24hrs
  • Able to eat normally
  • Able to read and write English
  • Able to be weighed standing or sitting OR accurate weight available since admission

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age below 75 years old
  • Newly admitted patient (less than 24hrs)
  • Certain medical conditions likely to affect digestion/ absorption of nutrients (researchers will assess)
  • Unable to provide informed written consent
  • Patients on gastric surgical wards or suffering from gastritis
  • Patients currently taking laxatives
  • Unable to be weighed and no measured weight available (self report weight is not adequate)
Both
75 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United Kingdom
 
NCT01627496
NSQLOP
No
Kathryn Hart, University of Surrey
University of Surrey
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Principal Investigator: Noraida Omar, BSc University of Surrey
University of Surrey
July 2012

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