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Nurse delivered lifestyle interventions in primary health care to treat chronic disease risk factors associated with obesity: a systematic review

Sargent, Ginny; Forrest, Laura; Parker, Rhian


Nurses in primary health care (PHC) provide an increasing proportion of chronic disease management and preventive lifestyle advice. The databases MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE and PsychINFO were searched and the articles were systematically reviewed for articles describing controlled adult lifestyle intervention studies delivered by a PHC nurse, in a PHC setting. Thirty-one articles describing 28 studies were analysed by comparison group which revealed: (i) no difference of effect when the same...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Obesity Reviews
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2012.01029.x


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