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Date Created: 09/29/15
Adult malnutrition Notes 4 09102015 The characteristics of malnutrition 0 Insuf cient energy intake 0 Weight loss 0 Loss of muscle mass 0 Loss of subcutaneous fat Localized or generalized uid accumulation o Diminished functional status by hand grip strength 0 There has to be a minimum of 2 characteristics present 0 A chronic condition is one lasting more then 3 months Assessing weight loss 0 12 percent weight loss moderate nutrition 0 5 percent in one month acute illness 0 Percent weight loss is equal to usual body weight minus actual body weight divided by 100 Loss of subcutaneous fat 0 Orbital Triceps Over rib Loss of muscle Temporalis it could be muscle wasting in the head 0 Perl clavicular it happens in the hands where a whole forms between the ngers Assessing uid accumulation o A person is not producing enough protein for muscle mass Edema swelling around different body parts 0 Legs o Stomach Ascites which occurs at end stage liver disease Laboratory indictors of acute in ammation 0 C reactive protein 0 A normal values is less then 10 0 Acute phase protein 0 White blood count 0 The normal value is 3500 to 10500 white blood cell per micro lter of blood 0 Negative acute phase proteins 0 Synthesis is suppressed with in ammation 0 Indirectly related to acute phase proteins 0 Albumin 0 Normal value 35 to 50 o Decreased with in ammation Prealbumin 0 Normal value is 16 to 35 o Decreased with in ammation Results of evidence analysis 0 there are 2 screening tolls that have been demonstrated to be valid and reliable effort detection of adult malnutrition with grade 1 and grade 2 disease 0 The nutrition risk screen The subjective global assessment
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