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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier

SUGGESTED READINGS

Berkely J, Mwangi I, Griffiths K, et al: Assessment of severe malnutrition among hospitalized children in rural Kenya.  JAMA  2005; 294:591-597.This study demonstrates the usefulness of using mid-upper arm circumference as a practical tool for identifying severe malnutrition in children in sub-Saharan Africa

Collins S, Dent N, Binns P, et al: Management of severe acute malnutrition in children.  Lancet  2006; 368:1992-2000.Comprehensive review of acute malnutrition

Keusch GT: The history of nutrition: Malnutrition, infection and immunity.  J Nutr  2003; 133:336S-340S.This article reviews the relationship between malnutrition and susceptibility to infection

Muller O, Krawinkel M: Malnutrition and health in developing countries.  CMAJ  2005; 173:279-286.Review of epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of malnutrition in children

Pauly L, Stehle P, Volkert D: Nutritional situation of elderly nursing home residents.  Z Gerontol Geriatr  2007; 40:3-12.Though studies vary, this is a remarkably common problem

Persson M, Hytter-Landahl A, Brismar K, Cederholm T: Nutritional supplementation and dietary advice in geriatric patients at risk of malnutrition.  Clin Nutr  2007; 26:216-224.A standardized approach to counseling and supplementation can improve outcomes

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