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Table 3 Themes that emerged from the interviews, shown by corresponding topic of interest

From: Dutch nutrition and care professionals’ experiences with undernutrition awareness, monitoring, and treatment among community-dwelling older adults: a qualitative study

Topics and themes
Undernutrition awareness
 Theme 1 Adverse changes in nutrition behaviour
 Theme 2 Limited undernutrition awareness
Undernutrition monitoring
 Theme 3 Unclear monitoring responsibilities and procedures
 Theme 4 Lack of awareness, time, and priority as monitoring barriers
Undernutrition treatment
 Theme 5 Lack of treatment personalization and justification
 Theme 6 Lack of timely treatment implementation and evaluation