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Table 2 Overview of the main themes and sub-themes of the results

From: Documentation and communication of nutritional care for elderly hospitalized patients: perspectives of nurses and undergraduate nurses in hospitals and nursing homes

Main themes Sub-themes
Insufficient documentation of nutritional status on hospital admission No documentation of nutritional risk using validated screening tools
Unsystematic and lacking documentation of nutritional information by hospital admission
Inadequate and unsystematic documentation of nutritional information during hospital stay Documentation of eating habits and special meals
Unstructured documentation of nutritional information in the patient’s medical record
Limited attention on nutritional documentation
Limited communication of nutritional information between hospital and nursing homes Limited nutritional information from the nursing homes to the hospital
Limited nutritional information from the hospital to the nursing homes