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Perceptions and barriers of community pharmacists on obesity management in children and adolescents

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HITCH, Geeta (University of Sussex, Life Sciences / Pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Geeta Hitch: Life Sciences / Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Falmer, United Kingdom
    Rumana Miah: Life Sciences / Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Falmer, United Kingdom
    Apeksha Pun: Life Sciences / Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Falmer, United Kingdom
    Andrea Manfrin: Life Sciences / Pharmacy, University of Sussex, Falmer, United Kingdom
  • Abstract:

    Background

    In the UK, 3 in10 children aged 2-10 are obese1.  About 34% of young adults between 16-24 year olds are either overweight or obese, leading to an economic burden of £6 billion yearly for the NHS2. Community pharmacists are ideally placed  for management of obesity.

    Methods

     

    A 70 items online questionnaire covering demographics, knowledge,

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Last update 4 October 2019

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