Priority 10 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Should treatment be geared to specific disease states and patient groups (e.g. high fat diets can be inappropriate in cardiovascular disease)? (JLA PSP Priority 10)
Overall ranking 10
JLA question ID 0085/10
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Baldwin C, Weekes CE. Dietary advice with or without oral nutritional supplements for disease-related malnutrition in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2011:N.PAG-N.PAG.

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Patients who have concerns re CVD and yet advised high kcal diet, research on adapted high kcal diet re CVD and just high kcal diet - any benefit/detriment? ~ What treatments are acceptable to people from different groups? ~ Do different ethnic groups need different quantities of vitamins and minerals?
Submitted by 2 x healthcare professional, 1 x other
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0085
PSP name Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 81  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 June 2019