Clinical manifestations of nutrient deficiency

Gordon L. Jensen, Jeff Binkley

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Background: Clinical manifestations of nutrient deficiencies are often overlooked by practitioners caring for patients receiving home nutritional therapies. Methods: Literature review was conducted placing priority on identifying practical history and physical examination elements that may represent clinical manifestations of nutrient deficiency. Results: Summary tables are presented that highlight key history and physical examination elements. Conclusions: Appropriate care of the patient receiving home enteral or parenteral nutrition therapies requires routine surveillance of these elements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S29-S33
JournalJournal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Issue number5 SUPPL.
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


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