Assessing screening policies for childhood obesity.

 Source: Obesity, 2012, 20, p.1437-43.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: June 2012.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: Recent recommendations in the US stated that obesity screening of children should start at the age of six. This paper looks at alternative screening models and the longer-term mortality associated with childhood obesity.

Length of publication: 7 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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