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Role of the family doctor in the management of adults with obesity: a scoping review

Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Elmitt, Nicholas; Haesler, Emily; van Weel, Chris; Douglas, Kirsty


Objectives Obesity management is an important issue for the international primary care community. This scoping review examines the literature describing the role of the family doctor in managing adults with obesity. The methods were prospectively published and followed Joanna Briggs Institute methodology. Setting Primary care. Adult patients. Included papers Peer-reviewed and grey literature with the keywords obesity, primary care and family doctors. All literature published up to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019367
Access Rights: Open Access


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