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Anorexia - Definition - Archived

Anorexia can be thought of as poor appetite or loss of desire to eat.  It is very common in all types of paediatric terminal condition.  It causes great distress to families as it goes against the primal instinct to feed children.  It is distinct from cachexia (cf).

Edition/Revision: 1.0
Created 18 Jul 2013 - Archived
Validated 19 Jul 2013 by Ian Back
Last modified 26 Jan 2023
Fri 27 Jan 2023 07:29:21 GMT
Last modified 26 Jan 2023