Prealbumin Testing to Diagnose Malnutrition in the Hospitalized Patient

Low Prealbumin doesn’t diagnose malnutrition

This article discusses the usefulness or non-usefulness of Prealbumin labs for diagnosis of malnutrition in hospitalized patients.

Source: Things We Do For No Reason: Prealbumin Testing to Diagnose Malnutrition in the Hospitalized Patient

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Founder of NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph Figon has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. The RDNutriScape Instagram