By Sandra Gibson Hassink MD
This convenient, sensible advisor offers clinicians with a finished method of the scientific administration of obese kids and youngsters. assurance starts with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental points of kid and adolescent weight problems and a advisor to evaluate of overweight teenagers. next chapters tackle breathing, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic issues and comorbid stipulations in addition to psychological health and wellbeing matters, 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 matters are mentioned the place applicable. Highlighted packing containers and algorithms support clinicians locate and digest info quickly.
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A clinical guide to pediatric weight management and obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink MD