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1Research Critiques and PICOT Statement Final DraftResearch Critiques and PICOT Statement Final DraftChristiana Bona.Grand Canyon UniversityOctober 31, 2019
2Research Critiques and PICOT Statement Final DraftBoth quantitative study and the qualitative study were guided by the PICOT questionwhich was aimed at determining how the new practical approaches in the diagnosis andmanagement are helpful in the reduction of obesity concerns in comparison to the reliance on thetraditional approaches such as diet and exercise. The main nursing problem is that there is anincrease in the reported cases of obesity, and this is because most of the treatment approachesbeing used in the treatment are involving the traditional ones. The traditional treatmentapproaches are concerned with the exercise activities and change in the diet since they are thekey contributory factors to the increase in the rate of obesity. Lack of adequate aerobic exercise activity is believed to be leading to the low burning ofthe body calories. Therefore, the traditional treatment supports exercises to help in increasing therate at which the calories in the body are being burned. However, this intervention is not workingeffectively towards the reduction of obesity cases. Poor diet and lifestyle choices such as eatinglarge amounts of processed or fast foods which contain high sugar and fat content increase therisk of developing obesity. Drinking too much alcohol which contains a lot of calories means thatthose who drink heavily have an increased level of calories thus making them overweight andthis exposes them to the risk of developing obesity.Even though the traditional approaches might be based on the evidence-based approachof addressing the issue of obesity, it simply looks at the aspects of diet and exercise activities inthe diagnosis and management process of obesity. The traditional treatment management anddiagnosis of obesity are not considering other factors that lead to or elevates the symptoms ofobesity. Therefore, this makes it to be considered as a non-effective approach which can onlywork well towards management of obesity if it is combined with other diagnosis and obesitymanagement approaches which consider the aspects of psychological well-being and the action
3Research Critiques and PICOT Statement Final Draftof the community as part of the key factors which affects the full recovery of the patients withobesity.