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HSE/ICGP Weight Management Treatment Algorithm for Children

Author: ICGP;HSE

Publication Year: 2012

Contents

Algorithm
Speaking to a Child about their Weight
Speaking to Parent's about their Child's Weight
If they don't wish to engage
Assessment and Classification of Overweight and Obesity in Children

Description

Reviewed: 2014, no updates required, Next Review: 2017

The HSE/ICGP Weight Management Treatment Algorithm for Children was developed by the National Weight Management Treatment Group under the chairmanship of Dr Nazih Eldin. Dr Sinead Murphy represented the ICGP on this working group.

The HSE/ICGP Weight Management Treatment Algorithm for Children recommends using the UK growth charts for boys/girls aged 2-18 years or the UK 90 Growth Foundation Chart.

Format Download
Keywords body weight, children, guidelines, health, obesity
Publisher HSE
Classification children
Alternative Title A Quick Reference Guide for Primary Care Staff
Pages 2
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
External Link http://www.icgp.ie/weightmanagement
Email: library@icgp.ie, Tel: 01 6763705, Fax: 01 6765850