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Risk Factors of White for Poor Nutritional Status in the Elderly

Purpose:

To screen an older adult for risk factors associated with malnutrition as described by White.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

E40-E46, E50-E64

Description:

White reported risk factors associated with poor nutritional status in the elderly based on surveys performed in 4 countries (England, Canada, Russia and the United States). These can help identify an older patient who may be at risk for a nutritional deficiency. The author is from the University of Tennessee.

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