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A synthesis of selected national Australian guidelines on the general practice management of adult patients who are overweight or obese extc1

Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Douglas, Kirsty; Kathage, Rebecca; Res, Sonia

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Background: A general practitioner’s (GP’s) daily workload includes an ever-increasing number of patients who are overweight and obese. A number of Australian guidelines are aimed at assisting GPs who are managing this group of adult patients. Objective/s: The objective of this article is to synthesise selected national Australian guidelines for GPs in the management of adults who are overweight or obese. Methods: Relevant national guidelines were chosen and reviewed by three GPs. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152742
Source: Australian Family Physician
Access Rights: Open Access

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