The cost of malnutrition – predictions for the next 25 years

As societal challenges go, a condition that affects 25% of hospital admissions, that contributes to 15% of the health and social care budget and for which we have an evidence-based and cost-saving approach should be a key priority for every healthcare system. Yet undernutrition remains a skeleton in the closet. It is underemphasized in public health priorities, under-taught in the medical curriculum and under-resourced in terms of trained healthcare professionals identifying and managing the problem.

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