Nov 19, 2018
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Malnutrition in Long Term Care

Malnutrition in healthcare settings usually occurs as some form of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM). Primary PEM is the result of acute or chronic deficiency of both protein and calories. Secondary PEM is due to a disease or medical condition such as cancer or COPD that alters nutrient needs or impairs utilization of nutrients, such as a … [ Read More ]

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