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School nurses' perceived barriers to discussing weight with children and their families: a qualitative approach.

by Ric G Steele, Yelena P Wu, Chad D Jensen, Sydni Pankey, Ann M Davis, Brandon S Aylward
The Journal of school health ()


Previous studies have documented the presence of specific barriers to school nurses' communications with families about weight-related health. The purpose of the present study was to contribute to the literature by further analyzing, using focus group methodology, school nurses' perceived barriers to addressing weight-related health issues with children and their families.

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