NUTRITION-FOCUSED PHYSICAL EXAM

Publish Date: June 2020
Author(s): The ANHI team

Abstract:

Reviewing the medical chart and conducting a patient interview are usual starting points in identifying malnutrition; however, they lack a physical examination component.

Our newest infographic helps explain how the nutrition-focused physical exam (NFPE) provides essential information that Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) can use to more accurately identify malnutrition.

Interested in learning more? In our two-part NFPE self-study series, you’ll review the prevalence of malnutrition in the adult population; learn now to help identify malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies; evaluate muscle and fat loss, and more.

FREE continuing education: 1.0 RN CE; 1.0 RD CPEU

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