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This book provides an authoritative, critical and up-to-date review of all the many facets of protein energy malnutrition.  The coverage is comprehensive, beginning with an analysis of the characteristics of severe and fatal cases and a detailed discussion of treament, aimed specifically at paediatricians and health workers.  It goes on to describe and analyse the freature of malnutrition as it develops in the community;  impaired growth, frequent infections and retardation of mental development, and ends with an examination of the controverisal question of strategy and tactics for prevention.

Publication Details

  • Publisher: E.Arnold
  • ISBN-10: 0340501278
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340600603
  • Dewey Decimal: 616.312
  • ECHO Library: 616.312 WAT