Blog NRS 2002

Blog NRS 2002

An update

The evidence-base for NRS 2002 should be updated.

Almost 10 years have passed since the literature was analyzed to develop NRS 2002.
Here its use is discussed, to include new aspects in the update.

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NRS 2002 and SGA

ComparisonsPosted by Jens Kondrup Mon, September 27, 2010 22:21:10

Kyle et al. Comparison of tools for nutritional assessment and screening at hospital admission: a population study. Clin Nutr 2006;25:409-17.


As compared to SGA, the sensitivity was 62%, 61% and 43% and specificity was 93%, 76% and 89% with the NRS-2002, MUST and NRI, respectively.
NRS-2002 had higher positive (85%) and negative predictive values (79%) than the MUST (65% and 76%) or NRI (76% and 66%, respectively).

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