Development of simplified body mass index–based field charts to assess nutritional status and weight gain in adult patients with tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a cause and effect of undernutrition. Patients with active TB in India have a high prevalence of severe undernutrition, an important comorbidity, which increases the risk of mortality, serious adverse effects, relapses after cure and impairs functional status. The World Health O...

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Main Authors: Madhavi Bhargava, Anurag Bhargava
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2019-01-01
Series:Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
Online Access:;year=2019;volume=8;issue=1;spage=115;epage=119;aulast=Bhargava