The Undernourished Patient: Prevention and Treatment

The Undernourished Patient: Prevention and Treatment


Lead Sponsor: University of Oslo

Collaborator: Godthaab rehabilitation centre

Source University of Oslo
Brief Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a nutrition intervention during a rehabilitation stay followed by nutritional advice after discharge, can improve the nutritional status of the patients after 3 months.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date 2012-06-01
Completion Date 2015-08-01
Primary Completion Date 2015-08-01
Phase Phase 2
Study Type Interventional
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Body weight change Baseline and 3 months
Enrollment 100

Intervention Type: Dietary Supplement

Intervention Name: Nutritional support

Description: Nutritional support and counseling

Arm Group Label: Nutritional counseling



Inclusion Criteria: 1. In risk of undernutrition or undernourished according to the screening tool NRS-2002, score 3 or above. 2. Living in Oslo, Bærum or Asker municipality. 3. Must be able to cooperate. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Unwilling to participate 2. Less than 12 months life expectancy



Minimum Age:

18 Years

Maximum Age:


Healthy Volunteers:


Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Per O Iversen, MD Principal Investigator University of Oslo
Facility: Godthaab rehabilitation center
Location Countries


Verification Date


Responsible Party

Type: Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation: University of Oslo

Investigator Full Name: Per Ole Iversen, MD

Investigator Title: Professor

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Number Of Arms 2
Arm Group

Label: Nutritional counseling

Type: Experimental

Description: Dietary supplement

Label: No nutritional counceling

Type: No Intervention

Study Design Info

Allocation: Randomized

Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment

Primary Purpose: Prevention

Masking: None (Open Label)

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