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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16 Notes: M = male, F = female, DEXA LBM% = lean body mass percentage by DEXA, DEXA Fat% = fat mass percentage by DEXA, ASFM LBM% = lean body mass percentage by anthropometric skinfold measurements, Overall SGA = overall subjective global assessment, BMI = body mass index.
Nutritional status using mini nutritional assessment and subjective global assessment predict mortality in geriatric patients.
Comparison of the Mini Nutritional Assessment, Subjective Global Assessment, and Nutritional Risk Screening (NRS-2002) for nutritional screening and assessment in geriatric hospital patients.
The scored Patient-generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) and its association with quality of life in ambulatory patients receiving radiotherapy.
La Subjective Global Assessment (SGA), es un instrumento sistematizado que se compone de las siguientes partes:
Faintuch et al showed that malnutrition estimated by subjective global assessment (SGA) was very common ((greater then)90%) and C-reactive protein was moderately elevated in 40.
There has been an intense debate in the literature about the relative merits of two different approaches for identifying patients at risk of nutrition-related complications -- subjective global assessment (a detailed nutritional history combined with weight and other physical measurements) versus widely used serum albumin and transferrin measurements.
Using validated measures to assess nutritional status, including the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) would be ideal.
Subjective global assessment and malnutritioninflammation scale to assess the nutritional status of patients on peritoneal dialysis with hypoalbuminaemia
Dietitians in 20 hospitals and six aged care facilities conducted single-day nutritional status audits of 2208 acute and 839 aged care subjects using the Subjective Global Assessment, in either or both audits.
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