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Medsurg Nurs. 2012 Jul-Aug;21(4):222-32.

Weight management practices among heart and vascular health care providers in an ambulatory setting.

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  • 1Heart and Vascular Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA.


In this study, health care providers' assessment, intervention practices, and perceived barriers to weight management approaches in an ambulatory adult heart and vascular setting are reported. Their knowledge of the National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults are also described.

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