Cancer - Neutropenia

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation


Nutrition Assessment
The nutrition assessment of a child or an adult who has been diagnosed with neutropenia may include the following parameters using NCP terminology. 
Nutrition screening tools such as the PG-SGA (Patient-generated Subjective Global Assessment) may be used.
Anthropometric Measurements
  • Height/Length
  • Weight
  • Weight Change
  • BMI
  • Body Compartment Estimates (waist circumference
  • Growth Pattern Indices/Percentile Ranks
Anthropometric Comparative Standards - Adults
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Last Updated: 2021-05-04