Nephrology - Renal Transplant

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Assessment


The nutrition assessment of an individual with a kidney transplant may include the following parameters using NCP terminology: 
Anthropometric Measurements 
  • Height/Length
  • Weight
  • Weight Change
  • BMI
  • Body Compartment Estimates (waist circumference)
  • Growth Pattern Indices/Percentile Ranks
Anthropometric Comparative Standards – Adult
MeasureNCP Terminology
Adult BMI


  • Weight and Growth Recommendation
    • Recommended body weight/BMI
      • Ideal/reference body weight (IBW)
      • Recommended BMI
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Last Updated: 2015-08-18