value of gathering information on body mass on patients or clients is the focus
of a new podcast in the recently launched series titled Extracting Hidden Gems
from Simple Clinical Measures: The Why, How, and Then What?
Excess body mass or obesity has been identified as a critical health
issue in the United States and around the world. Learn what data physical therapists should gather
and what to do with it, and find additional resources on body mass index, in
this prerecorded podcast that discusses the anthropometric characteristic of
Extracting Hidden Gems from Simple Clinical Measures series can be found on
APTA's recently enhanced vital signs and other patient screenings webpage. This quality-focused web
resource provides information on why and when vital signs and other patient
information should be gathered.