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Disease-Related Malnutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treatment (Medicine)

ISBN: 0851996485;
Издательство: CABI Publishing
Страниц: 624

Book DescriptionDisease-related malnutrition is a global public health problem. The consequences of disease-related malnutrition are numerous, and include shorter survival rates, lower functional capacity, longer hospital stays, greater complication rates, and higher prescription rates. Nutritional support, in the form of oral nutritional supplements or tube feeding, has proven to lead to patient improvement. This book draws together the results of numerous different studies that demonstrate the benefits of nutritional support.