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ERIC Number: EJ390246
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Failure to Thrive in Older Persons: A Concept Derived.
Braun, Judith Venglarik; And Others
Gerontologist, v28 n6 p809-12 Dec 1988
Discusses how the concept of failure to thrive can be borrowed from pediatrics and redefined for use in caring for older persons, especially institutionalized older persons. Examines issues of undernutrition, declining physical and cognitive functioning, and depression. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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