BSN Nursing Capstone Example

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StatementoftheProblem

Despitetheobviousincreaseinawarenessregardingobesityandweightproblems

amongtheyoungergeneration,theprevalencecontinuestorise,thusmakingpediatric

obesityasamongthemostpopularchronicdiseasesinchildhood.In2010alone,over

athirdoftheadolescentsandchildrentestedwereeitherobeseoroverweight(Olsen

et.al,2012)

AssessmentofObesityinPrimaryCare

Riskfactorsthatareconnectedwithpediatricobesity,aswelasitsrelatedadverse

outcomesmayturnouttobesevere.Moreover,thelikelihoodofpotentialycarying

theseriskfactorsastheyenteradulthoodisalsohigh(Garner,2004).Adolescentswho

aresufferingfrom obesitygeneralyhavean80%probabilityofalsobecomingobesein

adulthood(Garner,2004).Therefore,measuringweightisessentialinscreeningand

assessingtherisksinvolvedinprimarycare.

WeightLossInterventions

Ithasbeenacceptedwidelythattheenvironmentsofadolescentsandchildreninthe

UnitedStatesencouragethem togetlostincalorie-dense,unhealthysugarandfoods

whilesupportinginactivitythroughcomputeruse,televisionviewing,aswelasvideo

gameusage.Alotofadolescentsandchildrenarenotmeetingtherequiredmoderate

tostrongactivitystandards.Withtheincorporationofhealthylifestyleeducationinthe

family,asignificantimprovementinweightlosshasbeenobserved.

Methods

Twelvepatientswereaskedtojointhisproject.Thepatientsthemselves,aswelas

theirfamilies,receivedcontactseveryweekforstraightsevenweeks.Outofthe

original12patientswhojoined,9havecompletedalofthesessions.Oneamongthem

waseliminatedfrom theresults,becausetheinitialBMIdidnotmeetthestandard.

However,shewasalsoincludedinalofthesessions.Anotheradolescentdropped

from thestudyafterthesecondsession,whileanotherdroppedafterthethirdsession.

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