Weighing the care: physicians' reactions to the size of a patient

@article{Hebl2001WeighingTC,
  title={Weighing the care: physicians' reactions to the size of a patient},
  author={M R Hebl and J Xu},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={1246-1252}
}
OBJECTIVE: To examine how the weight of a patient affects both the attitudes that physicians hold as well as the treatments that they intend to prescribe.DESIGN: In a six-cell randomized design, physicians evaluated a medical chart of a male or female patient, depicted as either average weight, overweight or obese, who presented with a migraine headache… CONTINUE READING