Nutrition for the elderly.

Title

Nutrition for the elderly.

Creator

Kvale J N; Horvath M C

Publisher

Primary Care

Date

1989
1989-06

Description

Nutrition in the older person is complex because of changing physiology, changes caused by multiple chronic diseases, changes induced by pharmacologic agents, and commonly, failing protein/caloric intake. This article is designed to explain the mechanisms of these processes and to suggest pragmatic and practical responses in the management of the older patient.

Subject

Humans; Aged; *Nutrition Disorders

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

489–500

Issue

2

Volume

16

Citation

Kvale J N; Horvath M C, “Nutrition for the elderly.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed September 21, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5495.

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