General Principles

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  • Patients should be assessed for protein–energy malnutrition as well as specific nutrient deficiencies.
  • A thorough history and physical examination combined with appropriate laboratory studies is the best approach to evaluate nutritional status.

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  • Patients should be assessed for protein–energy malnutrition as well as specific nutrient deficiencies.
  • A thorough history and physical examination combined with appropriate laboratory studies is the best approach to evaluate nutritional status.

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