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Four distinguished medical scientists with long research and teaching careers covering aspects of nutrition and metabolism have edited and written several sections of this book. The first section covers energy metabolism and regulation, a brief review of the essential nutrients and the measurements of body compartments, and the effects of disease on those compartments. A chapter on the possibilities of using phosphorus magnetic spectroscopy points out potential advances in noninvasive nutrition assessment at the cellular and subcellular level.
The second section covers modification of normal nutrient needs of stable adults resulting from normal physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, lactation, and
Nutrition and Metabolism in Patient Care. Ann Intern Med. ;110:330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-4-330_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(4):330.
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