Patient malnutrition is a very real and serious matter it can lead to a worsening of the patient s condition, a longer hospital stay, or even be as serious as to contribute to patient death.

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Patient malnutrition is a very real and serious matter it can lead to a worsening of the patient s condition, a longer hospital stay, or even be as serious as to contribute to patient death.

*Choose a disease, condition, or situation in which a patient is likely to develop malnutrition and describe the characteristics or details of it.

 

*Note how malnutrition might develop in a patient (this could be a result of treatments, financial issues, drug interactions, etc.) and possible consequences of the malnutrition. In addition, discuss how malnutrition may be prevented, managed, or reversed in the patient.

 

*Are there specific tests that can be done to determine the nutritional status of your patient?

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