Nutrition Interventions for Pulmonary Cachexia | 1 CPEU
Pulmonary cachexia is a debilitating condition that often affects individuals with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The etiology of the condition is multifactorial, believed to arise from chronic inflammation and hypermetabolism due to increased work of breathing. Like all malnutrition-related conditions, nutrition interventions take center stage. Seasoned dietitian, Stacey Phillips, MS, RDN, will lead you through the research and leave you with practical interventions you can implement right away.
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