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CLASSIFICATION OF NUTRITION DISEASE
RISK FACTORS FOR UNDERNUTRITION
Any disease state, complicating condition, treatment, or socioeconomic condition that results in decreased nutrient intake, altered metabolism, and/or malabsorption.
ASSESSMENT OF NUTRITION STATUS
Identify presence (or risk) of developing malnutrition.
Determine risk of malnutrition complications.
Estimate nutrition needs.
Establish baseline parameters for assessing outcome of therapy.