Protocol for Treating Obese Pediatric Patients

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This quality improvement project standardized screening and treatment of overweight and obese pediatric patients at a community health center and the application of a treatment algorithm. Providers demonstrated an increase in knowledge and reported increased confidence to screen and treat overweight and obese pediatric patients. By standardizing the community health center's practice, providers were more confident, and pediatric patients and families were more likely to decrease their weight or body mass index percentile.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jolly, A; Derouin, A; Wachtl, Z; Sabol, V

Published Date

  • April 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 4

Start / End Page

  • e77 - e80

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1555-4155

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.12.018

Citation Source

  • Scopus