Nutrition and Aging: Assessment and Treatment of Compromised Nutritional Status in Frail Elderly Patients

Abstract

Nutrition is an important determinant of health in persons over the age of 65. Malnutrition in the elderly is often underdiagnosed. Careful nutritional assessment is necessary for both the successful diagnosis and development of comprehensive treatment plans for malnutrition in this population. The purpose of this article is to provide clinicians with an… (More)

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