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The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study (2022)
Thesis
Nwulu, U. U. (2022). The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4420753

Introduction: Unintentional weight loss (UWL) is the main symptom of cachexia, a multifactorial syndrome associated with advanced disease. Other symptoms include loss of appetite and muscle weakness. UWL in older adults can be caused by many disease... Read More about The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study.

The detection and assessment of malnutrition, sarcopenia and cachexia, in older adults with cancer (2022)
Thesis
Bullock, A. F. (2022). The detection and assessment of malnutrition, sarcopenia and cachexia, in older adults with cancer. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4484119

Background: Older adults with cancer are a complex and growing population requiring tailored care to achieve optimum treatment outcomes. However, their care is complicated by underrecognised and under-treated nutrition-related wasting disorders: mal... Read More about The detection and assessment of malnutrition, sarcopenia and cachexia, in older adults with cancer.

Developing an evidence-based system to facilitate the predictive assessment and optimisation of older adults with cancer (2021)
Thesis
McKenzie, G. A. G. (2021). Developing an evidence-based system to facilitate the predictive assessment and optimisation of older adults with cancer. (Thesis). The University of Hull and the University of York. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4192792

Introduction: Older adults with cancer have worse outcomes than their younger counterparts, including higher postoperative complications, chemotherapy toxicity and treatment allocation to best supportive care. Oncogeriatric assessment (OGA) can provi... Read More about Developing an evidence-based system to facilitate the predictive assessment and optimisation of older adults with cancer.