Conference "Childhood and Adolescent Obesity : Prevention and Treatment". Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1997/05.
To outline an intervention approach to childhood and adolescent obesity prevention and treatment, that will systematically facilitate effective communication, provide long-term social support and access to resources, that may be accessed proactively or on demand.
Furthermore, this approach operates in an environment that involves all critical parties : child/adolescent, family-unit, physician and allied health professionals.
SYSTEMS THINKING APPROACH : The objective is to bring together all key stakeholders and consider the interrelationships among them as a common process.
In a managed care setting, this may be accomplished by optimizing the contributions of care delivery, health promotion and information systems.
A not-for-profit, community governed Managed Care Organization (MCO) in the Midwestern United States.
Telephone-based, centralized services facilitate a process of access, communication, documentation and intervention implementation.
CASE STUDIES : Two case studies are presented as examples of how access is obtained, the intervention is tailored to individual needs, communication is established, documentation is organized and long-term support is facilitated.
A systems thinking approach to obesity prevention and treatment in youth has great potential. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Obésité, Enfant, Homme, Adolescent, Prévention, Traitement, Soin intégré, Approche système, Téléphone, Etude cas, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etat nutritionnel, Trouble nutrition
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Obesity, Child, Human, Adolescent, Prevention, Treatment, Managed care, System approach, Telephone, Case study, United States, North America, America, Nutritional status, Nutrition disorder
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0258893
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 16/11/1999.