By Sandra Gibson Hassink MD
This convenient, useful consultant offers clinicians with a complete method of the scientific administration of obese youngsters and teens. insurance starts off with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental points of kid and adolescent weight problems and a advisor to overview of overweight little ones. next chapters deal with breathing, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic issues and comorbid stipulations in addition to psychological well-being matters, acute obesity-related emergencies, and weight problems as a part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is associated with medical presentation, evaluate, and remedy, and way of life matters are mentioned the place applicable. Highlighted packing containers and algorithms aid clinicians locate and digest info quickly.
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A clinical guide to pediatric weight management and obesity by Sandra Gibson Hassink MD