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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Nutritional Status
and you are
over 65
years old
This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

Polypathology in elderly subjects requires polypharmacy but even though the efficacy of a medication and digestive tolerance are ensured, the medication can be taken a long time from meals to reduce its side-effects. Despite numerous studies that have investigated links between medication and malnutrition, none have assessed the influence of the time the drug is taken on the evolution of the nutritional status of elderly hospitalized persons. So as to identify the best nutritional criterion in hospitalized persons, a retrospective pilot study will be conducted in about thirty patients. Their medication will be recorded and their nutritional status will be evaluated using the Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI), albumin, prealbumin levels, weight and the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) short form. This preliminary study will allow us to choose the best nutritional criterion to compare the impact of two strategies for taking medication (post prandial versus pre-prandial) on improving the nutritional status of malnourished elderly hospitalized patients taking multiple drugs.

Provided treatments

  • Biological: Blood sample
  • Other: Flow cytometry
  • Other: western blot

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02894827. The sponsor of the trial is Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon and it is looking for 30 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Effect of When Medication is Taken on Nutritional Status in Hospitalized Patients Older Than 65 Years