The management and prevention of malnutrition

  • Nimrod O. Bwibo
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Abstract

The proper management of malnutrition requires careful assessment of the history and the clinical features of the patient. The aim is to establish the dietary and infective causes, the associated complica­ tions, if any, and the related family and social factors. For each of these aetiological factors an appropriate plan needs to be formulated. In addition, the grade and severity of malnutrition should be assessed.

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