MALNUTRITION RISK SCREENING TOOLS
TOOLS FOR PATIENTS
This screening tool comes from the Dutch Malnutrition Steering Group and takes less than 5 minutes to complete.
This risk score was developed for use in elderly populations by the Nestle Nutrition Institute.
This malnutrition risk assessment comes from the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force.
TOOLS FOR CLINICIANS
‘Prognostic Nutritional Index’: Screening calculation incorporating serum albumin and lymphocyte count
‘CONtrolling NUTritional status’: Screening calculation incorporating serum albumin, total
cholesterol and lymphocyte count
‘Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index’: Screening calculation incorporating albumin and body weight