Screening for obesity and interventions for weight management in children and adolescents a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

CONCLUSION: Evidence suggests that lifestyle-based weight loss interventions with 26 or more contact hours are likely to help reduce excess weight in children and adolescents; average effect sizes were relatively small and highly variable. The clinical significance of the small benefit of medication...

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Main Author: O'Connor, Elizabeth A.
Corporate Authors: United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center (Center for Health Research (Kaiser-Permanente Medical Care Program. Northwest Region)), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, MD Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2017, June 2017
Series:Evidence synthesis
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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  • Includes bibliographical references