Development and validation of a hospital screening tool for malnutrition: The short nutritional assessment questionnaire (SNAQ©)

H. M. Kruizenga*, J. C. Seidell, H. C.W. de Vet, N. J. Wierdsma, M. A.E. van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren

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Objective: For the early detection and treatment of malnourished hospital patients no valid screening instrument for the Dutch language exists. Calculation of percentage weight loss and body mass index (BMI) by the nurse at admission to the hospital appeared to be not feasible. Therefore, the short, nutritional assessment questionnaire (SNAQ

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-82
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005

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