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A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity By Sandra Gibson Hassink

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink

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Summary

Provides clinicians with a comprehensive approach to the medical management of overweight children and adolescents. This book covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity and a guide to evaluation of obese children.

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity Summary

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink

This handy, practical guide provides clinicians with a comprehensive approach to the medical management of overweight children and adolescents. Coverage begins with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity and a guide to evaluation of obese children. Subsequent chapters address respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic complications and comorbid conditions as well as mental health issues, acute obesity-related emergencies, and obesity as part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is linked to clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment, and lifestyle issues are discussed where appropriate. Highlighted boxes and algorithms help clinicians find and digest information quickly.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Medical Management of Obesity Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity Pathophysiology of Obesity Obesity in the Context of Child and Adolescent Development Evaluation of the Obese Child Respiratory Problems in Obesity Cardiovascular Disease Insulin Resistance, The Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Orthopedic Complications Gastrointestinal Complications Renal Complications Neurologic Complications Mental Health Issues Specific Genetic Causes of Obesity Acute Obesity Related Emergencies Practice Management Strategies for Obesity

Additional information

GOR011141407
A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
2006-11-01
208
0781764807
9780781764803
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