Preoperative nutritional assessment

J. L. Mullen, J. J. Steinberg

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Abstract

The serious and sometimes fatal consequences of malnutrition in the surgical patient mean that we should expend efforts to correct nutritional deficits before surgery, but before we can do this we must identify the patients at risk. Simple, clinically applicable, available, and inexpensive nutritional markers can identify such patients. 30 References are cited.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-14
Number of pages9
JournalComprehensive Therapy
Volume7
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1981

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    Mullen, J. L., & Steinberg, J. J. (1981). Preoperative nutritional assessment. Comprehensive Therapy, 7(7), 6-14.