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Nutritional Index (NI) of de Jong et al for Malnutrition (Maastricht Index)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for malnutrition using the nutritional index of de Jong et al (Maastricht Index).

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

E43, E44

Description:

De Jong et al developed a nutritional index based on clinical and laboratory data to evaluate an adult patient for malnutrition. The authors are from the University of Limburg in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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