Glossary

Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool
Standardized outpatient technique to evaluate malnutrition in a patient, which is also increasingly applied in clinical inpatient settings.
Mitral valve
The mitral valve is one of the four valves of the heart. It sits between the left upper and lower chamber of the heart, and during contraction of the left ventricle it stops the reflux of blood into the left atrium.