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Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care: a parallel, two-arm, randomised trial

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Background Obesity is a common cause of non-communicable disease. Guidelines recommend that physicians screen and offer brief advice to motivate weight loss through referral to behavioural weight loss programmes. However, physicians rarely intervene and no trials have been done on the subject. We did this trial to establish whether physician brief intervention is acceptable and effective for reducing bodyweight in patients with obesity. Methods In this para... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31893-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
388
Issue:
10059
Pages:
2492-2500
Publication date:
2016-10-24
Acceptance date:
2016-10-20
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
828025
Language:
English
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uuid:542e726b-7ddc-43ad-88bf-22db1976a910
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2018-03-16

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