TITLE

Effects of chronic protein-calorie malnutrition on the kidney

AUTHOR(S)
Klahr, Saulo; Alleyne, George A. O.
PUB. DATE
January 1973
SOURCE
Kidney International;Jan1973, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's comments on chronic protein-calorie malnutrition. Information on the world distribution of protein-calorie malnutrition; Incidence of iron deficiency anemia in children; Effect of malnutrition on the kidney of marasmic patients.
ACCESSION #
18287611

 

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