Class Assessment Methodologies of Nutritional Status

  • Presentation


    To perceive the advantages and limitations of the different methods of nutritional status assessment;
    To perceive the advantages and limitations of the different parameters used to assess the nutritional status;
    Understand what changes the body composition and what components are essential to health.

  • Code


  • Syllabus



    Methods and techniques of nutritional risk screening in the hospital and in the community for different groups

    Description, benefits, limitations and related studies

    -MUST - Malnutrition Screening Tool

    -NRS2002 - Nutritional Risk Screening

    SGA - Subjective Global Assessment

    PG - SGA - Patient Generated Subjective Global Assessment

    -MNA - Mini Nutritional Assessment

    - Strong Kids


    Body composition

    History and dietary intake

    Laboratory parameters

    Functional parameters

    Nutritional risk and nutritional prognosis indices

    Monitoring the nutritional status

  • Objectives


    Based on the obtained knowledge, students will be able:

    To understand the difference of nutritional screening and assessment;

    To screen and assess a patient (adult or pediatric) for general nutritional status;

    To realize the signs and the symptoms of nutritional problems;

    To be familiar with recommended methods and techniques nutritional screening;

    To understand different methods used for the nutritional assessment;

    To know limitations of different methods for nutritional assessment;

    To know the benefits and limits of different parameters for nutritional assessments

    To learn what influences body composition and which components are essential for health

  • References


    • KOLETSKO, B, BHATIA, J, BHUTTA, Z A, COOPER, P, MAKRIDES, M, UAUY, R, WANG, W - Pediatric Nutrition in Practice. 2nd Edition. Ettlingen: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers, 2015. ISBN: 978-3318026900.
    • SOBOTKA, L, ALLISON, S P - Basics in Clinical Nutrition. 4th Edition. Prague: Galén, 2011. ISBN: 978-80-7262-821-6.
    • STRATTON, R J, GREEN, C J, ELIA, M - Disease-related malnutrition: an evidence-based approach to treatment. 1st Edition: Wallingford: CABI Publishing, 2003. ISBN: 978-0851996486.


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