Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

MNA

Mini Nutritional Assessment

Purpose : The MNA® is a validated nutrition screening and assessment tool that can identify geriatric patients age 65 and above who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.


Admin time :  10 - 15 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : Care workers in hospitals, community and other care settings, or self administered

 

Content : The recommended MNA-SF (short form) contains 6 questions pertaining to nutrition.

The MNA-SF guidelines detail how to administer the MNA-SF correctly

The MNA-SF online form may be saved and printed

 

The MNA (full form) contains 12 further assessment parameters

The MNA-SF guidelines detail how to administer the MNA-SF correctly

The MNA (full form) online form may be saved and printed

The Self-MNA-SF is designed for self completion by older adults and/or caregivers.

It comes in metric and imperial measurement formats.

MNA forms and guidelines are available in several languages.

Authors : 

Guigoz Y et al 1997

Rubenstein LZ et al, 2001

Societe de Products Nestle 2009

Copyright : Nestle Nutritional Institute 

The MNA® form must be downloaded in its the original form. You are not entitled to modify at all the external appearance of the form nor the order of the questions. In addition, all references and logos may not be altered in any way nor removed. In case of a doubt concerning your planned use of the MNA® form, please click here to contact the Nestle Nutritional Institute  directly.

Registered Trademark : Nestle Nutritional Institute 

You are permitted to browse this website, (https://www.mna-elderly.com) reproduce extracts by way of printing, downloading to a hard disk or for the purposes of distribution to other individuals. This is only to be done on the proviso that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and that the above trademark notice appears on such reproductions.

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MNA-SF (short form)

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MNA-SF (short form) guideline

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MNA-SF (short form) online

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MNA (full form)

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MNA-SF (full form) guideline

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MNA (full form) online

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Self-MNA-SF (self) metric

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Self-MNA-SF (self) imperial

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MNA-SF - video

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MNA - other languages

Recommendations for intervention when using the MNA-SF (short form)

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Recommendations for intervention when using the MNA (full form)

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This Tool is used in the Nutritional Assessment

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The Nutritional Assessment is one of 5 sub-domains of the  Medical Assessment

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The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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