Obesity Care Strategies in Primary Care Practices

Journal Name: 
J Pediatr
Authors: 
Ariza,A.J.
Ruch-Ross,H.
Sawyer,A.
Batey,S.
Maloney,M.
Wall,T.
Hines,V.
Robles,K.
Sontag,D.
Haverkamp,K.S.
Lopez,S.
Binns,H.J.
Abstract: 
We evaluated pediatric obesity clinics for internal referrals developed at 5 primary care offices. Clinics developed site-specific strategies: 1 group approach and 4 clinics providing individualized care only. Clinicians reported patient/family motivation as an important referral consideration and compliance as the greatest challenge and perceive clinics to have provided some help
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2012
Keywords: 
Chicago, Child, electronic, Health, hospital, Medicine, Motivation, Obesity, Pediatrics, primary care, Research, Universities