Picture of wind turbine against blue sky

Open Access research with a real impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs.

The Energy Systems Research Unit (ESRU) within Strathclyde's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is producing Open Access research that can help society deploy and optimise renewable energy systems, such as wind turbine technology.

Explore wind turbine research in Strathprints

Explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research content

Management of childhood obesity in primary care

Reilly, John J and Stewart, L. and Wilson, D. (2008) Management of childhood obesity in primary care. In: Practical Paediatric Problems in Primary Care. Oxford University Press, pp. 461-472. ISBN 0198529228

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Children, young people and their families depend on their primary care medical team for most planned and unscheduled care. On average one in four consultations in primary care concerns children. A preschool child is likely to come in contact with the primary care team six times a year and a school age child three times a year. This chapter focuses on the management of childhood obesity in primary care.