Nurses' attitudes towards adult patients who are obese: literature review.

@article{Brown2006NursesAT,
  title={Nurses' attitudes towards adult patients who are obese: literature review.},
  author={Ian Brown},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={221-32}
}
  • Ian Brown
  • Published 2006 in Journal of advanced nursing
AIMS This paper presents a review of all empirical studies focusing on nurses' attitudes towards adult overweight or obese patients, with the aim of clarifying the dimensions and patterns of these attitudes and the methods by which they have been studied. BACKGROUND Obesity has become a common condition and a major public health concern, but it is often associated with negative attitudes and discrimination. Nurses play a key role in providing support and care to patients who are obese… CONTINUE READING

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