Flashcards in Nutrition Workshops Deck (12)
What are the 3 components of the MUST score?
Recent weight loss
Acutely unwell + starvation for more than 5 days
If a patient has a BMI less than 18.5, what score are they given using the MUST?
If a patient has had greater than 10% weight loss, what score are they given using the MUST?
If a patient is acutely ill but able to eat, what score are they given using the MUST?
Must be both acutely ill + starved for more than 5 days to get score of 2
What MUST score is deemed high risk?
2 or more
Which foods increase the risk of colorectal cancer?
Red and processed meat
Give examples of foods rich in fibre
Fruit and veg
What is the current recommendation for dietary fibre?
What is the current recommendation for red and processed meat?
What is the current recommendation for salt?
No more than 6g/day
What effect does IBD have on nutritional status?
Poor nutritional intake