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

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posted on 2014-09-01, 00:00 authored by Lisa Amy Barker
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.

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eng

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Research doctorate

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Ph.D.

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S Shedda, S O'Reilly, T Crowe Timothy

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Faculty of Health

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School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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