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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  • Review Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab careReview paper "Assessing nutritional status in cancer: the role of the PG-SGA"

    The review paper “Assessing nutritional status in cancer: role of the PG-SGA“, published in Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, provides an overview of the rationale behind and data supporting the PG-SGA, and of recent developments in the utilization of the PG-SGA and the PG-SGA Short Form. A PG-SGA must-read!

  • Sealy_Translation and cultural adaptationNow available: publication of the translation and cultural adaptation of the PG-SGA for the Dutch setting

    The publication of the translation and cultural adaptation of the PG-SGA for the Dutch setting has been published in Cancer Nursing: This study, utilizing the ISPOR Principles, has set the standard for the multiple other (ongoing) translation and cultural adaptation processes of the PG-SGA worldwide, for example the Portuguese, Brazilian, Thai, Norwegian, German, Italian, Danish and others. […]

  • German PG-SGACall for participation in pilot testing of German PG-SGA

    Ihre Unterstützung wird benötigt! Aktuell wird daran gearbeitet, den PG-SGA Fragebogen in alle drei deutschsprachigen Länder (D-A-CH) zu übersetzen Der PG-SGA-Bogen ist  hervorragend zum Erkennen von Mangelernährung, damit dieser auch im deutschsprachigen Raum angewandt werden kann, muss die Evaluation von einer mehreren Patienten sowie Fachkräften durchgeführt werden. Daher wäre ich Ihnen sehr dankbar, wenn Sie […]

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