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Community Malnutrition and the Role of Nutrition Intervention
Marian A.E. de van der Schueren, PhD, RD
Although malnutrition prevalence rates are lower among community dwelling persons compared to hospitalized patients, the absolute ...
Conference Overview and Debate on The Impact of Pre-Pregnancy Nutrition
Robert Murray, MD, The Ohio State University, Department of Human Nutrition, USA
Highlights from the closing Q&A between audience members and conference speakers
Consequences of Malnutrition on Oncology Treatment
Carla Prado, PhD, RD Associate Faculty, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA
The presentation emphasizes the importance of malnutrition on oncology treatment, the value of nutritional assessment and the need...
COPD: Inflammation, Phenotypes, and Nutrition
Barry J. Make, MD National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA Co-Director, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Program Director, Pulmonary Rehab and Respiratory Care
COPD phenotypes are defined by using the presence and severity of airflow limitation, with COPD clinical practice guidelines defin...
Credible Evidence in Nutrition Health Economics Outcomes Research: The Effects of Oral Nutritional Supplementation on Hospital Outcomes
Tomas Philipson, PhD, University of Chicago, Public Policy Studies, Precision Health Economics, USA
Malnourished patients face a heightened risk of poor outcomes, including increased length of stay, higher rates of complications a...

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