Abstract:Background: This review was conducted following an observation which revealed that over half of the inpatients referred to the frail elderly specialist dietitian at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust had been admitted to hospital following a fall in the community (unpublished data). Evidence was reviewed to identify if nutritional status, hydration, and vitamin D are related to falls risk. Methods: At the request of the dietetic department, Nutricia UK conducted a literature review, using Pubmed, Medline, CAB Abstr… Show more
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