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

G M Sargent, Laura Forrest, Rhian PARKER

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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:
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1148-1171
Number of pages24
JournalObesity Reviews
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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