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Nutritional problems of the elderly

19th Symposium of the Group of European Nutritionists on Nutritional Problems of the Elderly, Perugia, May 5-7, 1982

by Symposium of the Group of European Nutritionists on Nutritional Problems of the Elderly (1982 Perugia, Italy)

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Published by S. Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Nutrition disorders in old age -- Congresses.,
    • Older people -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Older people -- Europe -- Nutrition -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementvolume editors, J.C. Somogyi, F. Fidanza.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesBibliotheca Nutritio et dieta ;, no. 33
      ContributionsSomogyi, J. C., Fidanza, F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX341 .B5 no. 33, RC620.A1 .B5 no. 33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2887467M
      ISBN 10380553700X
      LC Control Number84111975


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