EAAs, included in the nutritional plan of patients in rehabilitation, are able to reduce the General Infection Rate.
- 80 hospitalized patients
- age 79.5 years avg
- undergoing intensive rehabilitation
- randomized, placebo controlled, double-blind
- 1 month, b.i.d.
• EAAs supplementation may reduce infection risk in this population by 30%
• EAAs supplementation reduced antibiotic therapy by 50%