Welcome to the CCH CPD activity for the British Journal of Obesity. We are delighted that you are keen to enhance your professional development by taking part in this activity.
Please read the article ‘Treatment of adolescent obesity‘ in the December 2015 edition of the British Journal of Obesity. Once you have read the article please complete the below quiz where there is ONE correct answer to each question. After submitting your answers, you will be immediately informed of your score. A pass mark of 80% is required to obtain a certificate of successful participation in the CPD activity; it is possible to take the test a maximum of three times.
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According to van Jaarsfeld and Guilford (2015), the prevalence of obesity in children aged 11–15 years is:CorrectIncorrect
Between 2004 and 2013 the prevalence of obesity in adolescents aged 11–15 years has increased significantly, by:CorrectIncorrect
According to Gately (2014), residential weight loss camps can reduce:CorrectIncorrect
According to Sharma (2006), the most successful interventions to prevent childhood obesity have which of the following characteristics:CorrectIncorrect
Keating and McCurry (2015) found that texting and apps are a promising area of study and that short- and long-term results show:CorrectIncorrect
Kelly and Melnyk (2008) found that family-based therapy:CorrectIncorrect
NICE (2014) guidelines state that, for obese children and adolescents, bariatric surgery:CorrectIncorrect
In Europe, the most common bariatric procedure in adolescents is (Xanthakos et al, 2006):CorrectIncorrect
According to Sugerman et al (2003) and Inge et al (2009), Roux-en-Y gastric bypass results in:CorrectIncorrect
Effective treatments for adolescent obesity include:CorrectIncorrect