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Proposed Global Consensus for Malnutrition Diagnosis Criteria
The Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM), comprised of ASPEN, ESPEN, FELANPE and PENSA, released a Consensus Report from the Global Clinical Nutrition Community. The report proposes a global consensus construct for diagnosing malnutrition in adults in clinical settings. The recommended two-step approach starts first with screening to identify “at risk” status using validated screening tools, followed by assessment to diagnose and grade the severity of malnutrition.
For more malnutrition-related information see the PEN Malnutrition Knowledge Pathway. In addition, to learn more about how the: