Journal article

Comparison of the GLIM, ESPEN and ICD-10 Criteria to Diagnose Malnutrition and Predict 30-Day Outcomes: An Observational Study in an Oncology Population

Shay Poulter, Belinda Steer, Brenton Baguley, Lara Edbrooke, Nicole Kiss

NUTRIENTS | MDPI | Published : 2021


The Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) criteria are consensus criteria for the diagnosis of malnutrition. This study aimed to investigate and compare the prevalence of malnutrition using the GLIM, European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) and International Statistical Classification of Diseases version 10 (ICD-10) criteria; compare the level of agreement between these criteria; and identify the predictive validity of each set of criteria with respect to 30-day outcomes in a large cancer cohort. GLIM, ESPEN and ICD-10 were applied to determine the prevalence of malnutrition in 2794 participants from two cancer malnutrition point prevalence studies. Agreem..

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