Priority 24 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is decreased appetite in the elderly down to the aging process? (JLA PSP Priority 24)
Overall ranking 24
JLA question ID 0085/24
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Jackson J, Currie K, Graham C, Robb Y. The effectiveness of interventions to reduce undernutrition and promote eating in older adults with dementia: A systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 2011;9(37):1509-50.

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples  In the elderly is decreased appetite down to the ageing process.
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