Malnourished

Released on 24/01/2019

Key Learning Points

  • Severe malnutrition
  • Severe malnutrition: antibiotic therapy
  • Severe malnutrition: diet
  • Severe malnutrition: inpatient management
  • Severe malnutrition: management of hypothermia
  • Severe malnutrition: the role of investigations
  • The appetite test

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