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Food Saved Thousands of Elderly Lives in British Hospitals

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

The lives of thousands of elderly patients in British hospitals are being saved just by giving them an extra meal a day, revealed health experts. It had reduced the mortality rate of seniors from 11 to 5.5 percent.
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An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures

An extra meal a day cuts deaths by half in elderly with hip fractures

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A pilot scheme called the HIP QIP programme was implemented across six trusts. Five of these were in England and one in Scotland. The scheme involves giving the elderly patients with hip fractures one extra meal per day. Results showed that this strategy can reduce the deaths among these patients by half.
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