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Clinical Study

Influence of Preoperative Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition with Micronutrients after Colorectal Cancer Patients

Table 1

Malnutrition screening tool (MST).

(1) Has the resident/patient lost weight recently without trying?
No 0
Yes, how much?
 1–5 kg 1
 6–10 kg2
 11–15 kg3
 >15 kg4
(2) Has the resident/patient been eating poorly because of a decreased appetite?
No 0

Total score_______

MST based on weight loss and appetite changes. Subjects with a score of 2 or more were identified as being at risk of malnutrition.

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