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Barriers and facilitators to screening for malnutrition by community nurses: a qualitative study

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A substantial proportion of individuals who live in community settings in the UK experience malnutrition. Routine screening for malnutrition by healthcare practitioners has been recommended in many regions. The present study aimed to understand community nurses' perceptions of barriers and facilitators to undertaking nutritional screening.

Keywords: barriers; facilitators; nursing practice; nutritional screening; qualitative study; screening tool

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2014-02-01

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