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

Nutrition Assessment

  • Guigoz Y, 1997

Guigoz Y, Vellas BJ. Malnutrition im Alter: Das Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) [Malnutrition in the elderly: the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA)]. Ther Umsch. 1997 Jun;54(6):345-50. German. Available in English translation.



  • Kaiser MK, 2011

Kaiser, M.J., Bauer, J.M., Uter, W., Donini, L.M., Stange, I., Volkert, D.,Sieber, C.C. (2011). Prospective validation of the modified mini nutritional assessment short-forms in the community, nursing home, and rehabilitation setting. JAGS, 59(11), 2124-2128.


  • Rubenstein LZ, 2001

Rubenstein LZ, Harker JO, Salvà A, Guigoz Y, Vellas B. Screening for undernutrition in geriatric practice: developing the short-form mini-nutritional assessment (MNA-SF). J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2001 Jun;56(6):M366-72. 



  • Vellas B, 1999

Vellas B, Guigoz Y, Garry PJ, Nourhashemi F, Bennahum D, Lauque S, Albarede JL. The Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and its use in grading the nutritional state of elderly patients. Nutrition. 1999 Feb;15(2):116-22.


  • Vellas B, 1999

Vellas B, Villars H, Abellan G, Soto ME, Rolland Y, Guigoz Y, Morley JE, Chumlea W, Salva A, Rubenstein LZ, Garry P. Overview of the MNA--Its history and challenges. J Nutr Health Aging. 2006 Nov-Dec;10(6):456-63; discussion 463-5.



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The Nutrition 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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