Recognition of childhood overweight during health supervision visits: Does BMI help pediatricians?

@article{Barlow2007RecognitionOC,
  title={Recognition of childhood overweight during health supervision visits: Does BMI help pediatricians?},
  author={Sarah E. Barlow and Sonal R Bobra and Michael Elliott and Ross C. Brownson and Debra L. Haire-Joshu},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={225-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess, in diverse pediatric practices, the frequency of overweight/obesity (OW/OB) identification during health supervision visits and its association with BMI curve use. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Pediatricians in public and private practice in St. Louis, MO, participated in a study of the care of chronic conditions during health supervision visits. Requested information from 30 visits per pediatrician of children 6 to 17 years of age included the visit note, the growth… CONTINUE READING
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