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Malnutrition: significance, prevalence and management of the hospitalised surgery patient

Barker, Lisa Amy 2014, Malnutrition: significance, prevalence and management of the hospitalised surgery patient, Ph.D. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Malnutrition: significance, prevalence and management of the hospitalised surgery patient
Author Barker, Lisa Amy
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Crowe Timothy
Shedda, Susan
O'Reilly, SharleenORCID iD for O'Reilly, Sharleen orcid.org/0000-0003-3547-6634
Date submitted 2014-09
Keyword(s) malnutrition
surgical patients
immuno-nutrition supplement
gastrointestinal surgery
Summary Malnutrition is prevalent and poorly diagnosed in hospitalised patients, with high rates of malnutrition seen in surgical patients. The administration of a specialised immuno-nutrition supplement is beneficial for malnourished patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery, and a multidisciplinary team approach improves nutritional care for patients.
Language eng
Field of Research 111101 Clinical and Sports Nutrition
110323 Surgery
Socio Economic Objective 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Description of original 166 pages
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072996

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