A clinical guide to pediatric weight management and obesity - download pdf or read online

By Sandra Gibson Hassink MD

ISBN-10: 0781764807

ISBN-13: 9780781764803

This convenient, sensible consultant offers clinicians with a finished method of the scientific administration of obese childrens and youngsters. insurance starts off with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental features of kid and adolescent weight problems and a advisor to assessment of overweight kids. next chapters tackle breathing, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic issues and comorbid stipulations in addition to psychological health and wellbeing concerns, acute obesity-related emergencies, and weight problems as a part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is associated with scientific presentation, evaluate, and remedy, and way of life concerns are mentioned the place applicable. Highlighted bins and algorithms support clinicians locate and digest details quickly.

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