TITLE

Nutritional care of HIV-positive individuals

AUTHOR(S)
Gloeckner, Janet W.; Kaisth, Sandeep Kaur
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
American Journal of Health Studies;1997, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on nutrition intervention in the care of persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Factors that contribute to malnutrition; Suggestions for increasing energy and protein intakes; Minimization of effects of disease complications; Improvement of food safety.
ACCESSION #
325367

 

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