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Exploring the role of the general practitioner in obesity management in Australian primary care

Sturgiss, Elizabeth


As obesity prevalence continues to rise, approximately one third of patients seen by Australian general practitioners (GPs) are living with obesity. General practice is the cornerstone of primary care in Australia with 85% of the population seeing a GP at least annually. The current role of the GP in obesity management focuses on care co-ordination with guidelines encouraging the referral of patients to allied health services, including dietitians and ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6512531e41e


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