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The role of the family doctor in the management of adults who are obese: a scoping review protocol

Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Elmitt, Nicholas; Van Weel, Chris; Haesler, Emily; Sargent, Ginny; Stevenson, Alexander; Harris, Mark F; Douglas, Kirsty; Douglas, Kirsty P


Background: The role of family doctors in the management of obesity in primary care will become increasingly important as more of the adult population become overweight or obese. Having a solid understanding of the family doctor’s role as a sole practitioner is important for supporting practitioners in providing patient care and for informing future research. Objective: The purpose of this paper is to describe a protocol for a scoping review that aims to examine and map the current...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: SpringerPlus
DOI: 10.1186/s40064-015-1647-6


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