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Nutrition in the geriatric patient

, : Nutrition in the geriatric patient. Hospital Practice 25(9a): 38-40, 45, 49-54

Basic nutritional principles and practice as applied to the elderly are discussed in detail. Practical advice is given to the physician on how to prevent and treat nutritional disorders. A multidisciplinary approach is most likely to be successful, as nutritional problems in the elderly cover a range of risk factors: physiological, pathological, behavioural, environmental and psychosocial.


PMID: 2119379

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