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What does UBW stand for?

UBW stands for Usual Body Weight

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Determining risk Adults are considered to be at nutritional risk if one or more of the following conditions is present: * involuntary loss or gain of more than 10% of the usual body weight within six months, or more than 5% of the usual body weight in one month, or a weight of 20% over or under ideal body weight; * chronic disease; * recent illness, surgery, or trauma; * inadequate food intake; and * difficulty absorbing nutrients (diarrhea, vomiting) (4) Assessment and treatment planning are most effective when the client and the counselor work together and when the client has a role in determining the course of action.