Träger: US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
Handlungsempfehlung: Entwicklung von Qualitätsstandards im Bereich Gesundheit, Soziales, Pflege und Betreuung
Background: Older people suffering from dementia are at increased risk of malnutrition due to various nutritional problems, and the question arises which interventions are effective in maintaining adequate nutritional intake and nutritional status in the course of the disease. It is of further interest whether supplementation of energy and/or specific nutrients is able to prevent further cognitive decline or even correct cognitive impairment, and in which situations artificial nutritional support is justified.
Objective: It is the purpose of these guidelines to cover these issues with evidence-based