Identifying malnutrition risk in acute medical patients: validity and utility of malnutrition universal screening tool and modified malnutrition screening tool

Simone Gibson, Jennifer Sequeira, Robyn Patricia Cant, Christopher Wern-Wei Ku

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Nutrition screening is increasingly conducted in hospitals during the patient admission process. We aimed to explore the ease of use of two tools in the conduct of screening by nutrition technicians (NTs), and to compare validity. The tools are Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) and Modified Malnutrition Screening Tool (Mod-MST).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309 - 314
Number of pages6
JournalNutrition and Dietetics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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