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Protein-Energy Malnutrition

"Protein-Energy Malnutrition" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Protein-Energy Malnutrition" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Protein-Energy Malnutrition" was a major or minor topic of these publication.