Priority 16 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is dietitian led treatment more effective in terms of outcomes and should their input increase? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0085/16
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

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Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How does Nutritional therapy by a registered dietitian in comparison with just a oral Nutrition Supplement have an effect on weight Stabilisation/gain? ~ What is the understanding of the role of the Dietitan when  treating and preventing malnutrition? ~   How does the role of clinical nutrition help those who need it once they have an identified medical condition and they struggle to eat and drink.
Submitted by  2 x healthcare professional, 1 x carer
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