Children's Hospitals Focus On Pediatric Obesity

Porter, Renee M.
January 2011
Pediatric Nursing;Jan2011, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
The article discusses rising pediatric obesity and offers details related to the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions' (NACHRI's) FOCUS Group held in 2008, "FOCUS on a Fitter Future", to deal with the same. One of the group's subcommittees, Healthy Hospital Environment (HHE), states three key implications of childhood obesity epidemic for pediatric nurses. Also highlighted is the role of nurses in the treatment of childhood obesity.


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