Adult Weight Management

Adult Weight Management (AWM): Scoping Review (2019)

 

Adult Weight Management Interventions: A Scoping Review

The objective of the AWM scoping review is to identify and characterize studies examining weight management interventions among adults with overweight or obesity. Understanding the landscape of adult weight management interventions literature could help to inform the need/scope and the development of future systematic reviews and evidence based practice guidelines in this area.

Research Question: Among adults with overweight or obesity, what is the availability of literature examining weight management interventions provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist (or international equivalent) to improve nutrition-related outcomes?

Search Plan

Target Population: Adults (18 years and older)

Intervention: Studies examining the effects of weight management interventions provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist (or international equivalent)

Outcomes: Any nutrition-related health outcomes

Location: Outpatient or ambulatory care

Search Dates: January 1, 2008 - April 26, 2019

Study Designs:  Randomized controlled trials, clinical controlled studies, cohort studies, systematic reviews or meta-analysis of randomized of controlled clinical trials or cohort studies. Additionally, the search included any guidelines, census statements, recommendation, clinical updates, and technical reports.

Databases: Cochrane CENTRAL (Ovid), Cochrane Database for Systematic Reviews (Ovid), CINAHL (EBSCO), Embase (Ovid), Medline (Ovid), and PsycINFO (Ovid)

Results: The scoping review is in progress with an estimate completion date of December 2019. 

 

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