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Gériatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement

Decision-making for gastrostomy after 70 years old: a prospective study about 26 patients Volume 15, issue 3, Septembre 2017

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1 Service de gérontologie clinique, CHU de Saint-Étienne, Faculté de médecine Jacques Lisfranc, COMU Lyon, France
2 Unité de soins palliatifs, CHU de Saint-Étienne, Faculté de médecine Jacques Lisfranc, COMU Lyon, France
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  • Key words: gastrostomy, enteral nutrition, geriatrics, aged, decision making
  • DOI : 10.1684/pnv.2017.0687
  • Page(s) : 247-63
  • Published in: 2017

Management of undernutrition is based on young adults analysis. However, enteral nutrition is mainly discussed in the elderly. The aim of this study was to analyse factors related to laying gastrostomy, in geriatrics.