A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight and Obese Children and Adults : A Clinical Guidebook (Hardcover)

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A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight and Obese Children and Adults addresses deficiencies in the identification, treatment, and management of adult and childhood obesity. Designed for healthcare practitioners, this guide offers evaluation and assessment strategies for the simply overweight patient to severe complex obesity with multiple comorbidities. It considers treatment modalities from lifestyle change to bariatric surgery, including exercise, diet, and pharmacotherapeutic remedies. The book highlights weight management through behavioral health considerations, community support systems, and other adjunctive therapies as part of a comprehensive weight loss program.

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780849330858
SKU 31276938
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0849330858
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 1T
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Editors Note Obesity and Overweight: A Clinical Guidebook provides a practical approach to treatment strategies. This book focuses on how to manage obesity patients in a clinical setting. It presents detailed descriptions of different strategies that may be used separately or in combination to achieve desired goals for the clinical management of obesity, weight loss, and wellness. It includes chapters devoted to adolescent and childhood obesity. Featuring contributions from leading experts on such topics as providing a fitness program, a weight management program, and consulting for surgery, this text makes an essential reference source for nutritionists, dieticians, general practitioners, and nurses.
Editors Note 1 Obesity and Overweight: A Clinical Guidebook provides a practical approach to treatment strategies. This book focuses on how to manage obesity patients in a clinical setting. It presents detailed descriptions of different strategies that may be used separately or in combination to achieve desired goals for the clinical management of obesity, weight loss, and wellness. It includes chapters devoted to adolescent and childhood obesity. Featuring contributions from leading experts on such topics as providing a fitness program, a weight management program, and consulting for surgery, this text makes an essential reference source for nutritionists, dieticians, general practitioners, and nurses.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0309
Publisher CRC Press
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