Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment Part 2: Creating Your Malnutrition Toolbox

Speaker: Laura L. Frank, PhD, MPH, RDN, CD Presented at: A US National Webinar

Summary

This lecture presented on April 8, 2015 describes the role of the dietitian in accurately identifying moderate versus severe malnutrition related muscle mass and subcutaneous fat loss as well as, accurately assessing fluid accumulation as a characteristic of malnutrition. Key assessment tools and resources are identified to help the clinician organize a malnutrition toolbox.