Clinical manifestations of nutrient deficiency

Gordon Lee 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)
JournalJournal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Issue number5 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2002


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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