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Body Mass Index (BMI), Inclusion of

The WSMA recognizes that the Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference in adults and the BMI from the "Body Mass Index for Age Growth Charts in Children" are essential pieces of data for the patient medical record. (Res A-22, A-05) (Reaffirmed A-17)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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