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


Mini Nutritional Assessment - short form

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 min

User Friendly :  High

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


Content : 6 questions pertaining to nutrition


Author :  Guigoz y,1994.  Kaiser MJ, 2011

Copyright : Nestle' Nutrition Institute  


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MNA-SF : guidelines

2295 KB

MNA-SF : self - metric

65 KB

MNA-SF : self - imperial

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MNA-SF - video

10:59 min.

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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