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Nutritional risk assessment in critically ill cancer patients: systematic review

Overview of attention for article published in Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva, August 2015
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Title
Nutritional risk assessment in critically ill cancer patients: systematic review
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Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva, August 2015
DOI 10.5935/0103-507x.20150032
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Fruchtenicht, Ana Valéria Gonçalves, Poziomyck, Aline Kirjner, Kabke, Geórgia Brum, Loss, Sérgio Henrique, Antoniazzi, Jorge Luiz, Steemburgo, Thais, Moreira, Luis Fernando

Abstract

<title>ABSTRACT</title><sec><title>Objective:</title><p>To systematically review the main methods for nutritional risk assessment used in critically ill cancer patients and present the methods that better assess risks and predict relevant clinical outcomes in this group of patients, as well as to discuss the pros and cons of these methods according to the current literature.</p></sec><sec><title>Methods:</title><p>The study consisted of a systematic review based on analysis of manuscripts retrieved from the PubMed, LILACS and SciELO databases by searching for the key words "nutritional risk assessment", "critically ill" and "cancer".</p></sec><sec><title>Results:</title><p>Only 6 (17.7%) of 34 initially retrieved papers met the inclusion criteria and were selected for the review. The main outcomes of these studies were that resting energy expenditure was associated with undernourishment and overfeeding. The high Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment score was significantly associated with low food intake, weight loss and malnutrition. In terms of biochemical markers, higher levels of creatinine, albumin and urea were significantly associated with lower mortality. The worst survival was found for patients with worse Eastern Cooperative Oncologic Group - performance status, high Glasgow Prognostic Score, low albumin, high Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment score and high alkaline phosphatase levels. Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index values < 87 were significantly associated with mortality. A high Prognostic Inflammatory and Nutritional Index score was associated with abnormal nutritional status in critically ill cancer patients. Among the reviewed studies that examined weight and body mass index alone, no significant clinical outcome was found.</p></sec><sec><title>Conclusion:</title><p>None of the methods reviewed helped to define risk among these patients. Therefore, assessment by a combination of weight loss and serum measurements, preferably in combination with other methods using scores such as Eastern Cooperative Oncologic Group - performance status, Glasgow Prognostic Score and Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment, is suggested given that their use is simple, feasible and useful in such cases.</p></sec>.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 2%
Belgium 1 <1%
Unknown 115 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 29 25%
Student > Master 19 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 8%
Student > Postgraduate 9 8%
Researcher 6 5%
Other 17 14%
Unknown 28 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 44 37%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 14%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 2%
Other 11 9%
Unknown 33 28%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 October 2015.
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#2,554,520
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#22
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#81,487
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