Survey: Nurses Harsh on Overweight Patients

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  –  Nurse practitioners responding to a survey indicated a critical attitude when dealing with overweight and obese patients, researchers reported here.

Peggy Ward-Smith, PhD, RN, associate professor of nursing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, told MedPage Today more than 50% of the clinicians surveyed reported some level of bias towards overweight people. Read more here.

  • Recent UMKC News

    KCUR: Retiring A Classic

    Todd Bolender’s ‘The Nutcracker’ In Its Final Year Todd Bolender … Read more

    Celebration of a Life in Art

    Family, friends gather to remember Vera Olson Appropriately gathered in … Read more

    Chancellor’s Holiday Tea

    Photo credit:  Janet Rogers, Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications … Read more