Epidemiology of Malnutrition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • S. R. Braun
Part of the Current Topics in Rehabilitation book series (CURRENT REHAB)


Physicians have observed for many years that markers of nutritional depletion were present in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient Rest Energy Expenditure Diet History Nutritional Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. R. Braun
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  1. 1.Pulmonary, Critical Care and Environmental MedicineUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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