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Unintentional Weight Loss

Joseph Mort
  1. List major categories of disease that can cause unintentional weight loss.
  2. Identify manifestations of unintentional weight loss on physical exam (sarcopenia, cachexia, dehydration).
  3. List which laboratory tests to order in a patient with unintentional weight loss.
  4. Identify interventions for management of malnutrition and unintentional weight loss.
  5. Be familiar with the complications of providing nutrition to patients with severe malnutrition.
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 4e > Approach to the Patient with Unintentional Weight Loss - Case 1 > CONSTRUCTING A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS
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AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 29 > Adult Failure to Thrive


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