Gastrointestinal System - Collagenous Sprue

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Diagnosis


Sample PES Statements (problem, etiology, signs and symptoms using some NCP terminology)
These statements are provided as examples only, and will not apply to all individuals:
  • Increased nutrient needs due to malnutrition/malabsorption related to duodenal villous atrophy as evidenced by weight loss, diarrhea and nutrient deficiencies (e.g. calcium, vitamin D, zinc). 
  • Altered gastrointestinal (GI) function related to alteration in GI structure (a sub-epithelial band of collagen deposition) as
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Last Updated: 2020-09-16