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Table 3 Scope of literature by category. Category 3: Clinical Guidelines

From: Obesity prevention and the role of hospital and community-based health services: a scoping review

Author Year Country Title Summary
National Health and Medical Research Council [41] 2013 Australia Clinical practice guidelines for the management of overweight and obesity in adults, adolescents and children in Australia. - Guidelines for management of individuals who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25.0 kg/m2 and are at risk of comorbidities
- Intended for use by clinicians including general practitioners, primary health care nurses,
- follow the primary care ‘5As’ framework:
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners [9] 2016 Australia Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice. 9th edition Aim to provide a practical approach to weight management in general practice with a focus on more intensive interventions
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence [43] 2006 (updated 2015) UK Obesity prevention Clinical guideline [CG43] Outlines role of health services in increasing physical activity levels and supporting improvements in diet
Moyer, V. A., 2011 [42]
2012 update of 2003 recommendations USA Screening for and Management of obesity in Adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement Recommends all adults should be screened for obesity but that how this is done will be influenced by the individual patients circumstances as well as the health setting