Management of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Summary and Recommendations Based on Reports from Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Dietitians

Barlow SE, Dietz WH

Pediatrics. 2002;110(Suppl 1):236-238

Summary: This article summarizes findings from the supplement and points to future directions for management of overweight children and adolescents in six areas: educational tools; best practice checklists; motivational techniques; reducing sedentary behavior; media promotion; and severe obesity.

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All Articles in This Supplement

  • Management of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Study Design and Practitioner Characteristics (Trowbridge et al., pp. 205-209)
  • Management of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Attitudes, Barriers, Skills, and Training Needs Among Health Care Professionals (Story et al., pp. 210-214)
  • Management of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Psychological, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment  (Jonides et al., pp. 215-221)
  • Medical Evaluation of Overweight Children and Adolescents: Reports From Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Dietitians (Barlow et al., pp. 222-228)
  • Treatment of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Reports From Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Dietitians (Barlow et al., pp. 229-235)
  • Management of Child and Adolescent Obesity: Summary and Recommendations Based on Reports From Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and Registered Dietitians (Barlow and Dietz, pp. 236-288)
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