Raising issues about children's overweight--maternal and child health nurses' experiences.

  title={Raising issues about children's overweight--maternal and child health nurses' experiences.},
  author={Kristina Edvardsson and David Edvardsson and {\AA}sa H{\"o}rnsten},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={65 12},
AIM This paper is a report of a study carried out to describe maternal and child health nurses' experiences of communicating and raising issues with parents about children's overweight. BACKGROUND Children's overweight and obesity are rapidly increasing in many countries around the world. Maternal and child health nurses are in a unique position to influence parents, but studies of their experiences in communicating with parents about overweight are lacking. METHOD Ten maternal and child… CONTINUE READING

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