The Rapid Rehabilitation of Severely Undernourished Children

  • E. M. Widdowson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 46)


The main concern of this book is with parenteral nutrition, but to help us to find out how much food to give a severely undernourished child through a vein we must consider what an equally undernourished child with a functional gastrointestinal tract will take, and how it will grow if it does so.


Parenteral Nutrition Specific Dynamic Action Potassium Sodium Recommend Daily Intake Undernourished Child 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Widdowson
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  1. 1.Dunn Nutritional Laboratory, Medical Research CouncilUniversity of CambridgeUK

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