Confronting obesity, stigma and weight bias in healthcare with a person centred care approach: A case study

Kerry Wakefield, Rebecca Feo

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Abstract

The increasing rates of obesity within Australia present a challenge for healthcare professionals from all disciplines working in the health system. Current statistics indicate that 63% of adults are outside of the normal weight range, with 35% overweight and 28% obese (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2012).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-31
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Nursing and Midwifery Journal
Volume25
Issue number1
Early online date2017
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2017
Externally publishedYes

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