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Nutritional Index Using Serum Albumin and Transferrin Concentrations

Purpose:

To determine if a patient should receive nutritional support based on the two variable index of Rainey-Macdonald et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

D50-D53, E40-E46, E50-E64, E65-E68

Description:

Rainey-Macdonald et al developed an index based on serum albumin and transferrin that can help identify patients who may benefit from nutritional support. The authors are from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

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