SGNA, STAMP, PYMS additionally give information about nutritional status and PNRS, PYMS, SRONGkids give information about how the clinical course would be when nutritional support is not given.
SGNA additionally interrogates the motility of the digestive system, the parental height and functional capacity.
The methods of NRS, SGNA, STAMP and PYMS can give reliable results independent of the person applying the method (12-15, 20, 21).
In the same study, the specificty of SGNA was found to be higher compared to PYMS, but the sensitivity was lower.
When reliability of these screening methods are evaluated, the SGNA and STAMP methods are performed by dieticians and the NRS and PYMS methods are performed by nurses and dieticians.
Regulatory Agencies and Professional Organizations Affecting Gastroenterology Agency/ Gl Lab Operations Professional Staff Fellowship Organization and Equipment Physicians Nurses Program CID + + + x OSHA + x x x FDA + x x x NRC + x x x JCAHO + + + + SGNA - - + ASGE + + ABIM (RRC-IM) - x - + ECFMG - - - +
SGNA Standards for Practice for Gastroenterology Nursing.