This presentation identifies practical steps for identifying the malnutrition etiology in adult patients using the six malnutrition characteristics criteria. Learn how a nutrition focused physical exam can provide useful information for diagnosing malnutrition in your patients. Presented by Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN
1. Describe the practical steps for determining an adult patient's malnutrition etiology.
2. Describe the six malnutrition criteria and outline processes for their identification in specific patients.
3. Outline an implementation process for use of the consensus characteristics and their inclusion in the nutrition care process.
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