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MUST tool

This information is common to all 5 diseases.

If unintentional weight loss likely, then ask for previous weight (3-6 months ago) and estimate percentage weight loss using MUST tool.

If score 2 or more then consider referral to dietician, discuss eating softer food, smaller more frequent portions and calorie dense food.

Offer written information: Eating to Feel Better leaflet    Eating to Feel Better leaflet (large print)

You may find the following information useful:

MUST tool

MUST patient pathway

NHSGGC Prescribing Guideline for Oral Nutritional Supplements

Prescribing Guideline for Enteral Feeding in the Community

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