Health promotion board–ministry of health clinical practice guidelines: obesity

Lee, Yung Seng and Biddle, Stuart and Chan, Mei Fen and Cheng, Anton and Cheong, Magdalin and Chong, Yap Seng and Foo, Ling Li and Lee, Chung Horn and Lim, Su Chi and Ong, Wee Sian and Pang, Jonathan and Pasupathy, Shanker and Sloan, Robert and Seow, Mollie and Soon, Grace and Tan, Benedict and Tan, Thiam Chye and Teo, Soo Lay and Tham, Kwang Wei and van Dam, Rob M. and Wang, John (2016) Health promotion board–ministry of health clinical practice guidelines: obesity. Singapore Medical Journal, 57 (6). pp. 292-300. ISSN 0037-5675

Abstract

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) has developed the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) on Obesity to provide health professionals in Singapore with recommendations for evidence-based interventions for obesity. This article summarises the introduction, epidemiology and executive summary of the key recommendations from the HPB-MOH CPG on Obesity for the information of SMJ readers. The chapters and page numbers mentioned in the reproduced extract refer to the full text of the guidelines, which are available from the Health Promotion Board website: http://www.hpb. gov.sg/cpg-obesity. The recommendations should be used with reference to the full text of the guidelines. Following this article are multiple choice questions based on the full text of the guidelines.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 02:25
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 23:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent; Anthropometry; Body Mass Index; Child; Evidence-Based Medicine; Female; Health Promotion; Humans; Male; Obesity; Pediatric Obesity; Practice Guidelines as Topic; Singapore;
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920299 Health and Support Services not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: doi:10.11622/smedj.2016103
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/31798

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