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Malnutrition Week and why it’s more common in Australia than you might think

With Malnutrition Week (Oct 5th-12th) drawing to a close, Community Pharmacist and Co-host of the House of Wellness Gerald Quigley joined Tony Mac armed with some sobering statistics: the Australian Nutrition Care Survey completed in 2010 identified 30% of hospitalized patients as malnourished, with 6% of patients being severely malnourished.

With a disproportionate number of those elderly, Gerald revealed malnutrition is far from confined to developing countries.

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Tony McManus
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