Treat overweight and obesity according to the Clinical Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity in Adults with this free interactive program for use on Palm operating system devices.
The OEI Treatment Guidelines Tool for Palm OS Version 1.0 is a free interactive program for use on Palm operating system devices. This simple, easy-to-use program not only puts the National Institute of Healthís Obesity Education Initiative Clinical Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity in Adults in the palm of your hands; itís built-in algorithms help you apply the guidelines to individual patients instantly.
The tool's interactive design allows you to generate individualized and evidence-based assessment and treatment recommendations for each patient at the point-of-care. Features include:
∑ Body Mass Index calculation
∑ Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors
∑ Determination of need for treatment
∑ Individualized weight loss goals
∑ Individualized treatment recommendations (lifestyle therapy, pharmacotherapy,and surgery options)
∑ Follow-up and maintenance recommendations
∑ Evidence-based supporting information available throughout
The OEI Guidelines for Palm OS is intended as a point-of-care reference to the full Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: the Evidence Report and the Practical Guide to the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults. Clinicians should be thoroughly familiar with these documents before using this reference tool in patient care.
This program is made available as part of the educational mission of the Obesity Education Initiative (OEI) of the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. It may be freely distributed without further permission.
When referencing this program we request that you cite NHLBI as the source. If any changes are made to the program or information contained in the program, this fact should be clearly stated. In addition, the program and links should not be used in any direct or indirect product endorsement. Use of this program does not constitute endorsement of any commercial software products by the NHLBI or NIH.