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Low Prealbumin is a Significant Predictor of Medical Complications in Severe Anorexia Nervosa: Volume 47, Issue 2

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Prealbumin levels have been proven to correlate with hospital length of stay, wound healing, infection rates, and mortality in adults hospitalized for medical or surgical purposes, or those who have chronic illnesses. Little is known about the utility of prealbumin evaluation in adults with severe anorexia nervosa (AN).

This course is based on the reading-based online, Low Prealbumin is a Significant Predictor of Medical Complications in Severe Anorexia Nervosa: Volume 47, Issue 2 created by Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, Allison L. Sabel, MD, PhD, MPH, and Phillip S. Mehler, MD, CEDS, FAED in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

March 2014

Course Material Authors

Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS
Allison L. Sabel, MD, PhD, MPH
Phillip S. Mehler, MD, CEDS, FAED

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for eating disorder professionals with at least some medical knowledge base who seek knowledge about medical complications of eating disorders.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the two main medical complications of early refeeding which a low prealbumin level predicts.

  2. Describe the clinical features and comorbid conditions which make having a low prealbumin level more likely.

  3. Identify common medical complications which are found in severe anorexia nervosa during early refeeding in a medical stabilization program.

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Low prealbumin is a significant predictor of medical complications in severe anorexia nervosa

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Course Retired
Course Number 102060
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  • Reading-Based Online
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