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Seminal Method Papers

Crucial to nutrition and dietetics research are methods papers, which provide essential details for exploring new questions and improving the answers to old ones. From Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines and performance standards to systematic reviews and Nutrition Care Process outcomes, these papers provide a comprehensive overview of research methods—highlighting key elements such as implications for practice and procedures used to transform primary data into new information. By summarizing research methods descriptions, methods papers help to frame the bigger picture, enabling researchers to achieve study objectives and drive progress in the field.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Methodology for Developing Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines.
Papoutsakis C, Moloney L, Sinley RC, Acosta A, Handu D, Steiber AL.J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 May;117(5):794-804. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.07.011. Epub 2016 Sep 7.PMID: 27614690

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Methodology for Conducting Systematic Reviews for the Evidence Analysis Library.
Handu D, Moloney L, Wolfram T, Ziegler P, Acosta A, Steiber A.J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016 Feb;116(2):311-318. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2015.11.008.PMID: 26822985

The Need for and Challenges of Nutrition and Dietetics Registry Studies: An Update on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Health Informatics Infrastructure.
Colin CR, Woodcock L, Wright LY, Yakes Jimenez E, Papoutsakis C.J Acad Nutr Diet. 2023 Jan 6:S2212-2672(23)00002-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2023.01.002. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36623691

Nutrition Care Process Quality Evaluation and Standardization Tool: The Next Frontier in Quality Evaluation of Documentation.
Lewis SL, Miranda LS, Kurtz J, Larison LM, Brewer WJ, Papoutsakis C.J Acad Nutr Diet. 2022 Mar;122(3):650-660. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2021.07.004. Epub 2021 Aug 25.PMID: 34463620

Etiology Intervention Link Predicts Resolution of Nutrition Diagnosis: A Nutrition Care Process Outcomes Study from a Veterans' Health Care Facility.
Lewis SL, Wright L, Arikawa AY, Papoutsakis C.J Acad Nutr Diet. 2021 Sep;121(9):1831-1840. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.04.015. Epub 2020 Jul 28.PMID: 32732152

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