Malnutrition in the elderly is linked directly to disability, dysfunction, & morbidity, as well as the loss of life & independent living, & skyrocketing health care costs. This manual combines basic principles & concepts with a simple approach & nutrition screening instruments to improve the nutritional status of the elderly & provide a higher quality of life. Covers: the problem of malnutrition, the causes & consequences of malnutrition, as well as implementing the solution, & the continuum of care. Numerous checklists, tables, & graphics. Extensive bibliography. Resource listing.
Malnutrition in the Elderly
DIANE Publishing Company
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