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its important that for nurses to understand metabolic changes that take place in reaction to stress, both in un complicated stress that it presents when patients are at nutritional risk, and in more multifarious variations that result from severe stress brought about by trauma or disease. for the immune system to function optimally, adequate nutrients must be available. a well nourished body will not be ravaged by infections the way a poor nourished body will.
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