Nutritional Status Assessment
Malnutrition is not invariably diagnosed by physical findings of nutritional deficits. Malnutrition is a deviation (in excess or defect) from a complex of ideal scores. Paradoxically, a plump, flourishing patient may be affected by malnutrition if he or she exceeds this ideal score.
KeywordsLean Mass Alternate Current Total Body Water Ideal Body Weight Rest Energy Expenditure
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