October 17, 2017 Articles

Malnutrition: Legal Issues

An overview of the basics of malnutrition and its consequences as well as some legal responses to this problem.

By Heidi J. Silver

Healthcare and the law intersect when malnutrition is at issue. Litigation and legislation have been two responses to this health crisis. This article presents an overview of the basics of malnutrition and its consequences as well as some legal responses to this problem. 

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