Impact of Nurses' Weight Status on Patient Health Promotion: A Literature Review
Obesity remains a health concern in the US, and nurses are in an optimal role to assist with health promotion.
1. Although nurses are highly educated on the harms of obesity, they're equally as likely to become obese as other people.
2.This literature review aims to answer the question: Is the effectiveness of health promotion activities compromised when provided by nurses who are overweight or obese compared with nurses of a healthy weight?
DOI of Published Version
Essen, Kylee and Brown, Robin, "Impact of Nurses' Weight Status on Patient Health Promotion: A Literature Review" (2020). College of Nursing Faculty Publications. 107.