Starvation and survival: some military considerations.

  title={Starvation and survival: some military considerations.},
  author={William J Phillips},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={159 7},
The combination of calorie deprivation and forced evasion is a unique and severe stress. The physiologic adaptations which occur under these conditions are complex. Performance decrements and psychological changes are evident within 24 hours of cessation of nutritional intake. Although marked losses of both lean tissue and total body mass are unavoidable… CONTINUE READING