Advance in Nutritional Status and Intervention after Spinal Cord Injury
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Keywords

Spinal cord injury
Malnutrition
Overnutrition
Complication
Nutritional intervention

DOI

10.26689/jcnr.v5i6.2728

Abstract

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a common disease in spinal surgery. SCI affects the metabolism of patients and changes their lifestyle. Nutritional problems may occur, which may be manifested as insufficient or overnutrition. Nutrition status is related to many complications and final outcome after SCI. In this paper, the nutritional status of patients with SCI and the progress of nutritional intervention were reviewed by comprehensive domestic and foreign literature. Medical staff should routinely screen and evaluate the nutrition of patients after SCI operation, and provide comprehensive nutritional intervention such as diet, exercise and dietary supplement.

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