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T41 - Current Trends in the Diagnosis of Malnutrition (T41)

‐ Mar 29, 2022 3:00pm


  1. Describe the prevalence of malnutrition
  2. Implement the ASPEN and GLIM criteria to improve the diagnosis of malnutrition
  3. Summarize body composition assessment techniques that can be used to diagnose malnutrition
  4. Determine the best ways to treat surgical malnutrition


Malnutrition Prevalence and Screening

Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, ASPEN; Nutrition Support Dietitian, Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, OH

Body Composition Assessment Techniques and Malnutrition Diagnosis
Carrie Earthman, PhD, RDN, Professor, Nutrition; Research Director, Nutrition Clinic at STAR Health, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Surgical Malnutrition Prevalence and Treatment
Robert G. Martindale, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine; Medical Director, Hospital Nutritional Services, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN