NR 505 Week 2 Assignment, Refinement of Nursing Issue into Research (Childhood Obesity)
The prevalence of childhood obesity is a global healthcare priority. In the United States today, one in three children and teens are either overweight or obese. According to Nepper and Chai (2016), if the prevalence of obesity does not decrease, the current generation of American children could have shorter. They will also be have less healthy lives than their parents. Childhood obesity is associated with higher chance of developing chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and several types of cancer. They can also experience negative social and psychological implications that persist into adulthood. Such as poor self-esteem and constant social bullying.
This paper will aim to discuss key points about the selected nursing concern of childhood obesity. It will demonstrate the importance and impact of preventing childhood obesity as it relates to nursing, consequences of childhood obesity, and provide a proposed solution to the issue. This paper will also provide an overview in the relationship of research and evidence-based practice, identify the appropriate PICOT question……………….Continued (05 Pages with References)
nr 505 week 2 assignment