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1

What are the 3 components of the MUST score?

BMI
Recent weight loss
Acutely unwell + starvation for more than 5 days

2

If a patient has a BMI less than 18.5, what score are they given using the MUST?

2

3

If a patient has had greater than 10% weight loss, what score are they given using the MUST?

2

4

If a patient is acutely ill but able to eat, what score are they given using the MUST?

0
Must be both acutely ill + starved for more than 5 days to get score of 2

5

What MUST score is deemed high risk?

2 or more

6

Which foods increase the risk of colorectal cancer?

Red and processed meat
Alcohol

7

Give examples of foods rich in fibre

Wholegrains
Beans
Lentils
Oats
Fruit and veg

8

What is the current recommendation for dietary fibre?

24g/day

9

What is the current recommendation for red and processed meat?

70g/day

10

What is the current recommendation for salt?

No more than 6g/day

11

What effect does IBD have on nutritional status?

Decreased absorption
Increased requirements
Poor nutritional intake

12

The low FODMAP diet can improve symptoms of IBS. How long does the diet last?

4-8 weeks