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Recording of overweight and obesity as a health problem by primary care pediatricians in an electronic medical record.

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Summary of "Recording of overweight and obesity as a health problem by primary care pediatricians in an electronic medical record."

Under-diagnosis and underrecording of overweight and obesity in pediatrics is very common. Using an electronic medical record may be helpful. The objective was to establish the percentage of recording of this problem by primary care pediatricians and analyze if it was associated with the performance of ancillary tests.

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Name: Archivos argentinos de pediatria
ISSN: 1668-3501
Pages: 132-135

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