Counseling overweight patients: analysis of preventive encounters in primary care.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE The increasing prevalence of obesity requires particularly primary care providers to take action. The aim of this study was to analyze general practitioners (GPs) encounters with overweight and obese patients in primary care to test the hypothesis that patients with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² would have longer consultations focusing on lifestyle-related… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/mzq060

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