Elsevier, Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, Volume 24, April 2018
A review of the validity of malnutrition screening tools used in older adults in community and healthcare settings – A MaNuEL study
Background: Older adults are at increased risk of malnutrition compared to their younger counterparts. Malnutrition screening should be conducted using a valid malnutrition screening tool. An aim of the Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL) Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) ‘Malnutrition in the Elderly Knowledge Hub’ (MaNuEL) was to review the reported validity of existing malnutrition screening tools used in older adults.