Consulting parents on childhood obesity and implications for medical student learning.

@article{OKeefe2009ConsultingPO,
  title={Consulting parents on childhood obesity and implications for medical student learning.},
  author={Maree O'Keefe and Suzette Coat},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={573-6}
}
AIM It is important that medical schools take some account of community expectations for health care when planning curricula. This is particularly important for emerging public health problems such as childhood obesity. The aim of this study was to explore parent attitudes to the role of the doctor in childhood obesity and implications for medical student learning. METHODS The views of eight mothers and one father were explored through interview. Transcripts were analysed using an iterative… CONTINUE READING