Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management
Rosinder Kaur, Dr Sukhdev Singh
Foundation Years Journal, volume 9, issue 2, p.46 (123Doc Education, London, February 2015)
Insult is added to physical injury of disease, when malnutrition arises either directly from the underlying disease or from inadequate oral intake. Consequently, the immune response, wound healing, and muscle strength are all weakened. Awareness and early Nutritional intervention can rescue ill patients from this downward spiral. We present two illustrative cases and discuss some practicalities of Intervention.
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FY2 Doctor, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester, LE1 5WW.
Dr Sukhdev Singh (Corresponding author)
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Good Hope Hospital,
Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfied, B75 7RR.
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