Priority 3 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Are people/patients aware of malnutrition, do they know how to prevent it and do they think screening for malnutrition is important? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0085/3
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Elia M, and Wheatley, C. Nutritional care and the patient voice: Are we being listened to? BAPEN. 2014

Health Research Classification System category  Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is there enough awareness about malnutrition? ~ Do older adults think screening for under-nutrition is important and why? 
Submitted by 2 x healthcare professionals
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