Subjective Global Assessment


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Subjective Global Assessment

a method of rating a patient's nutritional status, with subjective observations being given values on an ordinal scale. Factors assessed include weight change, appetite or anorexia, subcutaneous tissue and muscle, and GI symptoms.
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Se registro el Indice de Masa Corporal (IMC), la circunferencia muscular del brazo, la ingesta de proteinas y calorias (mediante el uso de un registro de alimentos de 3 dias), y la albumina serica, asi como la puntuacion obtenida en la Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) y la presencia de PEW.
A new weighted scoring system for Subjective Global Assessment.
A modified quantitative subjective global assessment of nutrition for dialysis patients.
What is Subjective Global Assessment of nutritional status?
Use of Subjective Global Assessment to identify nutrition-associated complications and death in geriatric long-term care facility residents.
Nutritional status of patients with advanced cancer: the value of using the Subjective Global Assessment of nutritional status as a screening tool.
34 Cooper BA, Bartlett LH, Aslani A et al Validity of Subjective Global Assessment as a nutritional marker in end-stage renal disease.
Use of the scored patient--generated subjective global assessment as a nutrition assessment tool in patients with cancer.
The scored Patient-generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) and its association with quality of life in ambulatory patients receiving radiotherapy, Eur J Clin Nutr 2003; 57: 305-9.
Subjective global assessment (SGA) determines nutritional status on the basis of a medical history (weight change, dietary intake change, presence of gastrointestinal symptoms that have persisted for greater than two weeks, functional capacity) and physical assessment (evidence of loss of subcutaneous fat, muscle wasting, oedema or ascites).
Nutritional status was maintained or improved in 81% of patients according to subjective global assessment.
Change in PG-SGA score and time spent with the dietitian after two weeks of chemotherapy treatment in hospitalised patients whose nutritional status deteriorated, maintained or improved according to subjective global assessment classification Deteriorated Maintained nutritional nutritional Variable status status (n) (3) (10) Change in PG-SGA score 8.
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