The International Consensus Guideline Committee developed a classification of adult malnutrition based on its etiology and clinical features.
Acute Disease or Injury-Related
acute disease or injury
mild to moderate
organ failure, cancer, autoimmune disease
major infection, burn, trauma
Conditions not covered by the criteria:
(1) chronic disease AND severe inflammatin
(2) acute disease AND mild inflammation
Mixed forms can occur if the conditions overlap.
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