Vitamin B12 and folic acid levels are not related to length of stay in elderly inpatients

SOYSAL P., IŞIK A. T., Ugur A., KAZANCIOĞLU R., Ergun F., Yildiz G. B.

NUTRITION, vol.29, no.5, pp.757-759, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2012.10.003
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.757-759
  • Keywords: Malnutrition, Vitamin B12, Folic acid, Length of stay, Elderly, MINI NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT, HOSPITAL STAY, RISK, MALNUTRITION, MORTALITY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: We designed this study, to evaluate the interaction (relation) between vitamin B12 and folic acid levels and length of hospital stay in elderly inpatients.