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

By Sandra Gibson Hassink MD

This convenient, useful advisor presents clinicians with a accomplished method of the scientific administration of obese childrens and youth. assurance starts with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental features of kid and adolescent weight problems and a advisor to evaluate of overweight young ones. next chapters deal with breathing, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic issues and comorbid stipulations in addition to psychological wellbeing and fitness concerns, acute obesity-related emergencies, and weight problems as a part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is associated with scientific presentation, overview, and remedy, 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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