Body composition studies in cystic fibrosis and myelomeningocele

Thomas, B. J., Shepherd, R. W., Holt, T. L., Shepherd, K., Greer, R., & Cleghorn, G. J. (1990) Body composition studies in cystic fibrosis and myelomeningocele. In Basic life sciences. Springer New York LLC, pp. 23-29.

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Abstract

One of the major considerations of improving the management of many chronic diseases has been the realisation of the importance of nutrition, and, in children, the maintenance of normal growth. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Myelomeningocele (MMC) are two such disease states in which nutritional status has a significant effect on morbidity.

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ID Code: 90545
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Export Date: 1 September 2015
Correspondence Address: Thomas, B.J.
Keywords: potassium, article, body composition, body weight, child, comparative study, cystic fibrosis, female, human, infant, male, meningomyelocele, nutritional status, pathophysiology, preschool child, Child, Preschool, Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4613-1473-8_3
ISBN: 9781461314738
ISSN: 0090-5542
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright Springer
Deposited On: 19 Nov 2015 04:19
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 10:02

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