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Relative Skeletal Muscle Index (RSMI) of Baumgartner with Patient Categories Based on Body Fat and Muscle Mass

Purpose:

To calculate the relative skeletal muscle index for an adult and to categorize the patient based on the index and percent body fat.

Specialty:

Nutrition

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

R64

Description:

Baumgartner used the relative skeletal muscle index (RSMI) and percent body fat to separate adults into different populations. The author is from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

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