Table 4

Current practice articles on the role of the family doctor in the management of adult obesity in primary care (over three pages)

AuthorBourn204 Alexander
et al 205
Alexander
et al 206
Klumbiene
et al 207
Linné 
et al 208
Patterson
et al 209
Hoyt210 Fransen
et al 211
Cohen
et al 212
Fobi
et al 213
TitleTackling obesity in EnglandDo the five A’s work when physicians counsel about weight loss?Weight-loss talks: what works (and what doesn’t)Advising overweight persons about diet and physical activity in primary health care: Lithuanian health behaviour monitoring studySuccess rate of Orlistat in primary-care practice is limited by failure to follow prescribing recommendations: the referral letter content vs clinical realityPrescribing for weight loss in primary care: evidence from a population based studyPerson, place, and prevention in primary care: a multilevel analysis of variation in the delivery of mental health, substance-use disorder, and obesity servicesThe development of a minimal intervention strategy to address overweight and obesity in adult primary care patients in The NetherlandsLaparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for BMI<35 kg/m2: a tailored approachGastric bypass in patients with BMI<40 but >32 without life-threatening comorbidities: preliminary report
CountryEnglandUSAUSALithuaniaSwedenNorthern IrelandUSANetherlandsUSABrazil
Year2001201120112006200320132013200820062002
MethodologyGovernment reportQualitativeQualitativeSurveySurveyAuditSurveyQualitativeAuditAudit
DiagnosisXXXXXXXX
CoordinationXXXXXXX
Weight and heightXXXX
Waist circumferenceX
System level/implementationXXX
Doctor–patient relationshipX
Public health roleX
PreventionX
Nutrition educationXXXXXX
Physical activity educationXXXXX
Behaviour modificationXXX
Counselling/psychologyX
Role modelling
Group-based interventions
MedicationsXXX
Bariatric surgery referralXX
Bariatric surgery work-up
Bariatric surgery after care
Commercial weight loss programme referral
Bariatric equipment in consultation room
Standard care undefinedX
Exact role uncertainXX
Person-centrednessX
Whole person careXX
Under-recognition/undertreatment mentionedXXXX