Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP, is the director of the Nemours Obesity Initiative at Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, and associate professor of pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in Philadelphia, PA. Dr Hassink also chairs the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight Advisory Committee.
This convenient flip chart provides child health care professionals practical support and guidance to help improve care and outcomes for overweight youth. "This flip chart is an easy to use general reference for treatment of childhood obesity. The 5210 guidelines are easy to recall for parents and children. The quick access to body-mass index (BMI) and blood pressure charts are useful tools to have in the office." Amanda Jackson, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Doody's Review. Bring your practice the latest ready-to-use tools including
step-by-step prevention, assessment, and treatment interventions for the overweight and obese child developed by the CDC; 15-minute obesity prevention protocol; hypertension evaluation and management guidelines; growth charts spanning birth to age 20 years--including body mass index-for-age percentiles; blood pressure levels for boys and girls; and coding information for obesity-related health services.
Adapted from the keep ME healthy flip chart developed by the Maine Center for Public Health and the Maine Chapter of the AAP.