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Table 2 The nursing staff’s experiences of caring for malnourished patients at surgical settings in a governmental Saudi Arabian hospital

From: Nurses’ views and experiences of caring for malnourished patients in surgical settings in Saudi Arabia – a qualitative study

Nurses’ potentials and barriers to provide proper nutritional care
Main categories Subcategories
Potentials for nurses to provide good nutrition and physical activity Good nursing implies providing appropriate health education
  Acknowledging the Mourafiq as a potential resource for the nursing, but also as a burden
Having the ability but not the power to provide good nutrition and physical activity Inadequate control and lack of influence
  Cultural diversity and lack of dialog
  Views of women’s weight gain in KSA society