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Nutrition/Dietetics: JAND Style

This guide highlights nutrition/dietetics and related resources and services for the UA community.

What is Unique About AMA Style?

PLEASE NOTE: The AMA Manual of Style has been updated to the 11th editionThis Guide has not been updated to the 11th edition (STAY TUNED). Contact Marilia Antunez (mantunez@uakron.edu) for assistance/questions.

The updated edition of the AMA Manual of Style (11th ed.) is available electronically at: 
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uakron/detail.action?docID=6130874

The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND) follows the AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and EditorsAMA Manual of Style is the American Medical Association's style manual for writing and publishing research papers. 

For guidance, consult the AMA Manual of Style. General tips: Forthcoming

AMA Manual of Style, 11th Edition - Some Examples

The field of nutrition and dietetics uses the style adopted by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or JAND

Example of an Entire Edited Book (with more than six editors/authors):

Nelms MN, Sucher K, Lacey K, et al, eds. Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology. 3rd ed. Cengage Learning; 2016.

Example of an Edited Book Chapter:

Pujol TJ, Barnes JT, Sucher, K. Diseases of the cardiovascular system. In: Nelms MN, Sucher K, Lacey K, et al, eds. Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology. Cengage Learning; 2016: 307-310.

AMA Sample References

ARTICLES from online databases:

Endevelt R, Baron-Epel O, Viner A, Heymann A. Socioeconomic status and gender affects utilization of medical nutrition therapy. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013;101(1):20-27. http://dx.doi.org.lib.ezproxy.uakron.edu:2048/10.1016/j.diabres.2013.04.011 

Niknam M, Saadatnia M, Shakeri F, et al. Adherence to a DASH-style diet in relation to stroke: a case-control study. J Am Coll Nutr. 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07315724.2014.943851

ARTICLE from online database without DOI:

Bland DK, Fankhanel Y, Langford E, Lee M, Lee SW, Maloney, C, et al. Intensive versus modified conventional control of blood glucose level in medical intensive care patients: a pilot study. Am J Crit Care. 2005;14(5):370-376. http://ajcc.aacnjournals.org/content/14/5/370.long. Accessed June 25, 2015.

 

JOURNAL Abbreviations (See p. 472, AMA Manual of Style, 10th Ed.)

ELEMENTS of a Citation

Sample citation from CINAHL Plus with Full Text database:

AUTHOR’S NAME: Endevelt R, Baron-Epel O, Viner A, Heymann A.
JOURNAL TITLE: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
ARTICLE TITLE: Socioeconomic status and gender affects utilization of medical nutrition therapy
YEAR: 2013
VOLUME: 101
ISSUE: 1
PAGE(S): 20-27
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) [Often found in the article record or full-text of article]