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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | February 2006

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Nutrition matters for older adult

Nutrition matters for older adult

Pages: 24 - 30

Article topics: Calorie requirements, Impact of ageing, Nutrition, Undernutrition

Susan Holmes identifies the many factors that affect nutrition in older adults and offers some suggestions and appropriate interventions to help community nurses to identify vulnerable individuals and prevent further health decline.
Professor Susan Holmes BSc, PhD, SRN, FRSH is Director of Research and Development at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent.
Article accepted for publication: September 2005