Define nutrition screening initiative (nsi), Biology

Define Nutrition Screening Initiative (NSI)?

(NSI) tries to identify basic risk factors - inappropriate food intake, poverty, social isolation, disability, acute / chronic disease, chronic medication use, and the age of subject. It is a valuable epidemiological tool and increases awareness of under nutrition among patients and caregivers.

 Drawback - A large number of personnel required at different screening levels, there is lack of professional supervision and patient compliances in the beginning.

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