Abstracts from the 19th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Montreal, Canada 26–30 August 2014
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O.001 DIETARY ASSESSMENT PRACTICES AND USE OF RELATED MOBILE APPS AND WEBSITES IN INTERDISCIPLINARY PRIMARY CARE: A MIXED METHODS STUDY
PRESENTER: C. Bonilla1
Co-authors: P.M. Brauer1, D. Royall1, H. Keller2, R. Hanning2, A. DiCenso3
1University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
2University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
3McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Introduction: Nutrition care is part of the management of most prevalent chronic conditions, including obesity. Diet assessment (DA) is a key part of the overall assessment of nutritional status. A number of challenges exist in conducting DA, and electronic DA (e-DA) tools within mobile apps or Websites can potentially improve the accuracy and efficiency of DA.
Objectives: To explore DA practices and use of e-DA tools by health providers in Ontario Family Health Teams (FHTs).
Methods:A mixed-method sequential design with interdisciplinary focus groups and a Web-based survey to explore current practice,...