Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician


Volume 38, Issue 7, July 2009

Weight loss and malnutrition in the elderly The shared role of GPs and APDs

Gemma Sampson
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This article forms part of a series looking at the relationship between diet and good health, and the role of the dietician in the primary health care team. This review highlights some of the physical, social and medical factors that can indicate compromised nutritional status in the elderly, the screening tools available to detect malnutrition, and when to involve a dietician.

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