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.
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.
Read about the latest developments
- PG-SGA – A Truly Global Experience in Copenhagen at ESPEN 2016
During the annual ESPEN Congress (17-20 September) in Copenhagen, the PG-SGA/Pt-Global Platform organized a meeting with the various PG-SGA language networks from all over the world, to further facilitate and stimulate the collaborative work on the translation and cultural adaptation of both the PG-SGA© and the Pt-Global app© to multiple languages. In this meeting, with […]
- The Nutritional Oncology Community mourns the loss of Professor Ken Fearon
An important member of the Nutritional Oncology Community will be missing from the ESPEN 2016 meeting in Copenhagen. We were deeply saddened when we recently learned of the death of Ken Fearon – professor, surgeon, prolific researcher, and dear friend. As I write this I have many previous flashbacks of time spent with Ken, his […]
- PG-SGA training courses in Groningen and Porto (May 2016) great success
The PG-SGA Training Courses held in May 2016 in Groningen, The Netherlands and Porto, Portugal were a great success. During both courses, healthcare professionals were trained in using the PG-SGA. The training included lectures on the historical basis for the development of the PG-SGA and its rationale and applications. In a practical workshop, the healthcare professionals have […]