Clin Nutr 2021 Aug 25;40(10):5249-5251. Epub 2021 Aug 25.
General Intensive Care Department and Institute for Nutrition Research, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital. Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Early identification of patients at risk of malnutrition or who are malnourished is crucial in order to start a timely and adequate nutritional therapy. Yet, despite the presence of many nutrition screening tools for use in the hospital setting, there is no consensus regarding the best tool as well as inadequate adherence to screening practices which impairs the achievement of effective nutritional therapy. In recent years, artificial intelligence and machine learning methods have been widely used, across multiple medical domains, to aid clinical decision making and to improve quality and efficiency of care. Read More