Invited Commentary

  • Stanley J. Dudrick


Optimal nutritional support in the geriatric population, of which I am a grateful living member, is obviously important not only for the maintenance of optimal structure, body ­composition, cellular and system function, health, well-being, and life style, but also for productive longevity and vitality. Life itself, the quality of life, and living life to its full capacity are all clearly dependent upon, and related to, the quality of all aspects of nutritional support and fitness.


Nutritional Support Geriatric Patient Geriatric Population Normal Aging Process Left Mainstem Bronchus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryYale University School of Medicine, Saint Mary’s Hospital/Yale AffiliateWaterburyUSA

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