Observational Study
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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Jul 15, 2016; 8(7): 563-572
Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.563
Table 1 Subscores of the three nutritional risk screening tests used in the study
TestSubscoreNutritional risk score
MUSTBMI (score: 0-2)Unintentional weight loss (score: 0-2)Acute disease able to significantly reduce nutrient intake in the following 5 d (score: 2)≥ 2
NRS-2002Pre-test: BMI < 2 0.5; weight loss, reduced caloric intake, acute diseaseNutritional risk: Weight loss, BMI, caloric intake (score: 0-3)Severity of disease (score: 0-3)Age ≥ 70-yr-old (score: 1)> 3
MNAFirst part (six items: Caloric food intake, weight loss, motility, psychological stress, neuropsychological disease, BMI (score: 0-14)If subscore ≤ 11: Complete second partSecond part (12 items: Home and nutritional autonomy, drugs, bedsores, daily meals, brachial and calf circumference; (maximal score of 16)17-25