Dietetic standards of care for the older adult in hospital.

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Produced in conjunction with the Nutrition Advisory Group for Elderly People (NAGE) in liaison with the Mental Health Group and the Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Group of the British Dietetic Association.

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ContributionsBritish Dietetic Association. Mental Health Group., British Dietetic Association. Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group., Nutrition Advisory Group for Elderly People.
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