Author(s): Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew

Email(s): leelasaswitha@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2024.00025   

Address: Annamreddi Leelavathi1, Dr. Binu Mathew2
1Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
2Professor Cum Principal, College of Nursing, AIIMS, Raipur, Chattisgarh, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2024


ABSTRACT:
Pediatric obesity has emerged as a critical public health concern, with far-reaching implications for the well-being of children and adolescents. This article explores evidence-based nursing strategies aimed at the prevention of pediatric obesity. The comprehensive review delves into the multifaceted nature of this issue, considering socio-economic factors, cultural influences, and lifestyle choices that contribute to the rising prevalence of childhood obesity. The nursing interventions proposed encompass a holistic approach, emphasizing early intervention, family involvement, and community engagement. Practical strategies, such as nutritional education, promoting physical activity, and fostering healthy habits, form the core of the preventive measures discussed. The role of nurses as advocates for policy changes at both institutional and societal levels is also explored. By addressing the complexities surrounding pediatric obesity through targeted nursing strategies, this article seeks to empower healthcare professionals to play a pivotal role in stemming the tide of this growing health crisis and fostering a healthier future for our younger generations.


Cite this article:
Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew. Pediatric Obesity: Nursing Strategies for Prevention. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2024; 14(2):129-2. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2024.00025

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Annamreddi Leelavathi, Binu Mathew. Pediatric Obesity: Nursing Strategies for Prevention. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2024; 14(2):129-2. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2024.00025   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2024-14-2-6


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