Disease-Related Malnutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treatment

Disease-Related Malnutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach to Treatment

by R J Stratton, C J Green, M Elia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0851996485

ISBN-13: 9780851996486

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: CAB International North America

Disease-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

Overview

Disease-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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851996486
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Cabi Series
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
6.87(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

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