Active Position Papers of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
This is a collection of current Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics position papers. Expiration dates for position papers are located in the article information box on the last page of each article. For questions about Academy positions, please email [email protected].
Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Malnutrition (Undernutrition) Screening Tools for All AdultsIt is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that, based upon current evidence, the Malnutrition Screening Tool should be used to screen adults for malnutrition (undernutrition) regardless of their age, medical history, or setting. Malnutrition (undernutrition) screening is a simple process intended to quickly recognize individuals who may have a malnutrition diagnosis. While numerous malnutrition screening tools are in use, their levels of validity, agreement, reliability, and generalizability vary.