Management in Health, Vol 25, No 1 (2021)

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DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON THE SITUATION OF MALNUTRITION HOSPITALIZATION EPISODES IN ROMANIA IN THE LAST DECADE

Carmen SASU, Marius CIUTAN, Simona MUȘAT

Abstract


Malnutrition is a serious public health problem globally, with a significant negative impact in many aspects from development of children, to the implications on general health, malnutrition correlating with a high rate of complications and infections, with prolonging the length of hospitalization, increasing the risk of vulnerability, reducing the mobility and autonomy of the elderly, as well as increasing mortality, and affecting many people in all countries and regions of the planet, Romania being no exception.

 

Keywords: malnutrition, hospitalization, Romania


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