A clinical guide to pediatric weight management and obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink MD

By Sandra Gibson Hassink MD

This convenient, sensible consultant presents clinicians with a entire method of the clinical administration of obese little ones and youngsters. assurance starts off with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental elements of kid and adolescent weight problems and a consultant to assessment of overweight teenagers. next chapters handle breathing, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic problems and comorbid stipulations in addition to psychological healthiness matters, acute obesity-related emergencies, and weight problems as a part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is associated with scientific presentation, assessment, and therapy, and way of life matters are mentioned the place acceptable. Highlighted packing containers and algorithms support clinicians locate and digest details quickly.

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