Effects of malnutrition in the elderly

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Effects of malnutrition in the elderly by Mind Map: Effects of malnutrition in the elderly

1. For the institution

1.1. Decreased reputation

1.2. Increased food waste

1.3. Increased workload for existing staff

1.3.1. Decreased work performance

1.4. Higher costs

1.4.1. Extra nutritional care

1.4.1.1. Costs of diagnostics

1.4.1.2. Costs of monitoring

1.4.1.3. Costs of treatment

1.4.1.4. Costs of MDO

2. For the patient

2.1. Decrease in the quality of life

2.1.1. Decrease in physical health

2.1.1.1. Fatigue

2.1.1.2. Muscle weakness and decreased bone mass

2.1.1.2.1. Falls and fractures

2.1.1.3. Weaker immune system

2.1.1.3.1. Increased risk for infections

2.1.1.4. Appearance

2.1.2. Decrease in mental health

2.1.2.1. Decreased memory

2.1.2.2. Impaired attention

2.1.2.3. Negative mood

2.1.2.4. Lack of motivation