This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Dr. Jeejeebhoy has contributed to the development of parenteral nutrition with meticulous clinical investigation and his clear exposition of nutritional therapeutic strategies. He champions the use of lipid and glucose as the optimal mixed-fuel source for nonprotein calories in total parenteral nutrition. In his brief introductory chapters on the physiologic basis of nutritional therapy, he reaffirms this position with a few figures and a long reading list. Reviewing the thorny problem of nutritional assessment, he remains skeptical about the value of anthropometric measurements, skin testing, and laboratory data as methods to evaluate malnutrition.
The main thrust of this book, however,
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Hospital and at Home.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;99:888. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-6-888_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(6):888.
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only