Priority 20 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How to decide if more invasive treatment is required and if certain patients should be prioritised over others? (JLA PSP Priority 20)
Overall ranking 20
JLA question ID 0085/20
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Hanlon P, Nicholl BI, Jani BD, Lee D, McQueenie R, Mair FS. Frailty and pre-frailty in middle-aged and older adults and its association with multimorbidity and mortality: a prospective analysis of 493 737 UK Biobank participants. Lancet Public Health. 201

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples I would like to understand red flags that suggest potentially more invasive interventions should be used earlier in the nutritional care plan...should a patient on chemo with anorexia be prioritized for a specific nutritional intervention versus a frail elderly person in poor social circumstances? 
Submitted by  1 x healthcare professional
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