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Your Role as a GP
While the management of malnutrition often involves a multidisciplinary approach, frail patients often first present in a primary care setting. The GP is therefore best placed to recognise and manage malnutrition in frail patients.
Watch the video to hear Professor Marinos Elia summarise the important role of the GP in recognising and managing malnutrition in frail patients
Intervention at this early stage can improve quality of life for the patient and reduce costs of care.6