CHESTER M. JONES, M.D., F.A.C.P.; PERRY J. CULVER, M.D.; GLADYS D. DRUMMEY, B. S.; ANNA E. RYAN, B.A.
Nutritional disorders of clinical importance are due to a variety of factors. Thus malnutrition may be secondary to an inadequate food intake due to loss of appetite or to organic disease interfering with the ingestion of food. It may be caused by an abnormal increase in the metabolic requirements of the body, as in Graves' disease or in febrile states. It may be associated with an inadequate utilization of food absorbed from the digestive tract, as in diabetes or chronic severe hepatic disorders. Undernutrition may also be the result of a diminution in the absorptive powers of the small bowel,
JONES CM, CULVER PJ, DRUMMEY GD, RYAN AE. MODIFICATION OF FAT ABSORPTION IN THE DIGESTIVE TRACT BY THE USE OF AN EMULSIFYING AGENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:1–10. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-1-1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(1):1-10.
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