The attitudes of student nurses towards obese patients: A questionnaire study exploring the association between perceived causal factors and advice giving.


BACKGROUND Nurses acting in primary care roles are central in addressing obesity as a public health priority. Nurses with a lower Body Mass Index have been shown to have negative attitudes towards obesity. Additionally, where the patient is perceived as being responsible for their excess weight, a negative attitude may also be held. The extent to which… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.11.009