Priority 8 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is there evidence that treating malnutrition in the community would lower hospital admissions and length of stay? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0085/8
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Baldwin C, Kimber KL, Gibbs M, Weekes CE. Supportive interventions for enhancing dietary intake in malnourished or nutritionally at‐risk adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2016(12).

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is there strong evidence that treating Malnutrition in the community leads to lower hospital admission rates and length of stay if admitted?  
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