Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Assessment


The nutrition assessment of an individual with COPD may include the following parameters using NCP terminology:
Anthropometric Measurements
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Weight Change (% weight change over one month, three months, six months)
  •  BMI
  •  Body Compartment Estimates (waist circumference, body fat percentage,
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Last Updated: 2017-02-28