Protein‐Calorie Malnutrition in the Elderly

Steven R. Gambert, Alejandro R. Guansing

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Abstract

Protein‐calorie malnutrition, common among the elderly, often escapes recognition. This article reviews some of the etiologic factors and the clinical manifestations. Ways to assess and prevent protein‐calorie malnutrition are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-275
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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