PG-SGA/Pt-Global Platform

Setting the standard of nutritional assessment

The Scored Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA©) sets the standard of nutritional assessment. The PG-SGA© is the preeminent interdisciplinary patient assessment (weight, intake, symptoms, functional status, disease state, metabolic stress and nutritional physical examination) in oncology and other chronic catabolic conditions. For 20 years, the PG-SGA© is used internationally and has entered the digital world in 2014.

The PG-SGA© enables the patient and professional to quickly and easily, but systematically assess and monitor (risk for) malnutrition and to evaluate effects of interventions. Moreover, the PG-SGA score triages for proactive (nutritional) intervention.

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Our Mission

Setting the standard for optimal diagnosis and treatment

Pt-Global© aims to set the standard for and to facilitate optimal diagnosis and proactive treatment of malnutrition
to improve clinical outcome and patient quality of life, by creating and sharing knowledge and materials on patient global assessment.

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The Pt-Global app©

The PG-SGA© has entered the digital world

The Pt-Global app© currently targets professional use, with the intent that the patient can complete the patient part independently in the clinical or research setting.

► Easy and systematic screening

► Consistent scoring and use of validated translations

► New features in the future

Available on iOS, Android & Windows Phone.

It is also possible to use the Pt-Global app© in your webbrowser.

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  • 2015-12-12 10.15.37-111-14 May 2016: International PG-SGA Training Week

    Do you want to learn using the PG-SGA? Attend one of the PG-SGA training courses! On Saturday 14 May 2016, the Portuguese Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (APNEP) and Gabinete de Nutrição e Alimentação do Centro Hospitalar do Médio Ave, E.P.E will organize the second PG-SGA training course in Porto, Portugal. On Wednesday 11 […]

  • groupPresented at APNEP congres: applicability of PG-SGA in long-stay nursing homes

    On Tuesday 12 April, Paula Pinto and Isabel Santoalha have presented the preliminary results of the study on the applicability of the PG-SGA in Portuguese long-stay nursing home residents at the APNEP congress. Isabel, student Nutrition and Food Science, and Paula, student Nutrition Science were supervised by João Pedro Pinho and Antónia Vigário, nutritionists at the […]

  • Leonie de Wit 6Experiences with the PG-SGA in clinical practice

    On 9 April 2016, Leonie de Wit, dietitian in Maxima Medisch Centrum shared her experiences with the PG-SGA in patients undergoing hemodialysis at the Dutch Dietitian Congress. Leonie concluded that “the PG-SGA is feasible and valuable in this patient population; the PG-SGA is a helpful instrument in the context of motivational interviewing”. You can view […]

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