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Vitamin Deficiency in the Elderly By J.R. Kemm

Vitamin Deficiency in the Elderly by J.R. Kemm

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Discusses the entire area of vitamin deficiency in the elderly. The author explores the concepts of vitamin deficiency and nutrient requirements, technical problems of measuring vitamin intake, the difficulties of interpreting intake measurements and the frequency of vitamin deficiency.

Vitamin Deficiency in the Elderly Summary

Vitamin Deficiency in the Elderly: Prevalence, Clinical Significance and Effects on Brain Function by J.R. Kemm

This book aims to provide a discussion of the entire area of vitamin deficiency in the elderly. The editor explores the concepts of vitamin deficiency and nutrient requirements, technical problems of measuring vitamin intake, the difficulties of interpreting intake measurements, and clinical signs and biochemical measures of vitamin status. The question of the frequency of vitamin deficiency in the elderly population and the evidence that subclinical deficiency affects the quality of life are investigated, and the implications for health policy makers and individual clinicians are considered.

Table of Contents

Contents: The concept of vitamin deficiency; Recommended intakes and dietary assessment; Clinical assessment of nutritional status in the elderly; Biochemical assessment of nutritional status; The prevalence of vitamin deficiency in the elderly; Water soluble vitamins, neuro-transmitters and brain biochemistry; Infection, vitamins and confusion in the elderly; Assessment of cognitive function in the elderly; Nutritional status and dementia; Nutrition of elderly patients with cancer; Interaction of drugs and nutrition in the elderly; The prevention of vitamin deficiency in the elderly.

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GOR010813437
9780632013654
0632013656
Vitamin Deficiency in the Elderly: Prevalence, Clinical Significance and Effects on Brain Function by J.R. Kemm
Used - Well Read
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1985-10-03
224
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