Protein Energy Malnutrition – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


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Protein–energy malnutrition (PEM) is present when sufficient energy and/or protein is not available to meet metabolic demands, leading to impairment in normal physiologic processes.
System(s) affected: Immunologic; GI; Endocrine/Metabolic; Hematologic; Musculoskeletal; I…

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