The journal of nutrition, health & aging

, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp 288–289 | Cite as

The MNA in 2013 — Still going stronger after almost twenty years

  • J. M. BauerEmail author


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geriatrisches Zentrum OldenburgOldenburgGermany

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