Cystic Fibrosis

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition [and Dietetic] Diagnosis


Sample PES or PESS/PASS statements (problem, etiology/aetiology, 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 related to malabsorption as evidenced by weight loss and nutrient deficiencies (e.g. vitamin A, vitamin D). 
  • Unintentional weight loss related to increased energy expenditure and poor lung function as evidenced by a 3-5 kg weight loss in the past
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Last Updated: 2023-02-17