Prognostic Nutritional Index
Prognostic Nutritional IndexBuzby Index Oncology An instrument used to define the nutritional status and predict clinical outcomes of Pts with CA, based on body weight, total body nitrogen and potassium, serum albumin and transferrin levels, triceps skin-fold thickness, and delayed skin hypersensitivity. See Cancer cachexia, Malnutrition.
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