Accuracy of anthropometric measurements by general practitioners in overweight and obese patients

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BACKGROUND We recently showed that abdominal obesity measurements (waist and hip circumference, waist-to-hip ratio) were inaccurate when performed by general practitioners (GPs). We hypothesise that measurement error could be even higher in overweight and obese patients due to difficulty in locating anatomical landmarks. We aimed to estimate GPs… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40608-017-0158-0

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