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Nutrition Screening Adults

NSA: Tool Components (2018)

Components of Adult Malnutrition (Undernutrition) Screening Tools Evaluated
 

TOOL ELEMENT MALNUTRITION RISK SCORING
  Recent Weight Loss Appetite BMI Disease Severity  
Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST) x x     0-1 = No risk
2-7 = Risk
Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) x   x x 0 = Low risk
1 = Medium risk
2 = High risk
Mini-Nutrition Assessment-Short Form (MNA-SF) x x   x 12-14 = Normal
8-11 = Risk
0-7 = Malnutrition
Short Nutrition Assessment Questionnaire (SNAQ) x x     2 = Moderate
3 = Severe
Mini-Nutrition Assessment-SF-BMI (MNA-SF-BMI) x x x x 12-14 = Normal
8-11 = Risk
0-7 = Malnutrition
Nutrition Risk Screening (NRS-2002) x   x x ≥3 points = Initiate a nutrition care plan