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Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity


Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity


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Product Description

Welcome practical guide to managing weight issues in children and adolescents.

Covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity and includes a guide to the evaluation of obese children. Chapters address respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, orthopaedic, gastrointestinal, renal, and neurologic complications and comorbid conditions as well as mental health issues, acute obesity-related emergencies, and obesity as part of genetic syndromes. Pathophysiology is linked to clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment, and lifestyle issues are discussed where appropriate.


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Weight 0.31 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm

[10] 0781764807 [13] 978078176


Sandra Gibson Hassink

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235 x 156 mm


soft cover