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Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine

Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine
  • Author : Jolanta Weaver
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 29 September 2017
  • ISBN : 0323496008
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of obesity management with this concise, practical resource by Dr. Jolanta Weaver. Ideal for any health care professional who cares for patients with a weight problem. This easy-to-read reference addresses a wide range of topics – including advice on how to "unpack" the behavioral causes of obesity in order to facilitate change, manage effective communication with patients suffering with weight problems and future directions in obesity medicine. Features a wealth of information on obesity, including hormones and weight problems, co-morbidities in obesity, genetics and the onset of obesity, behavioral aspects and psychosocial approaches to obesity management, energy and metabolism management, and more. Discusses pharmacotherapies and surgical approaches to obesity. Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.


Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine

Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine
  • Author : Jolanta Weaver
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 29 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKPractical Guide to Obesity Medicine

Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of obesity management with this concise, practical resource by Dr. Jolanta Weaver. Ideal for any health care professional who cares for patients with a weight problem. This easy-to-read reference addresses a wide range of topics – including advice on how to "unpack" the behavioral causes of obesity in order to facilitate change, manage effective communication with patients suffering with weight problems and future directions in obesity medicine. Features a wealth of


Practical Manual of Clinical Obesity

Practical Manual of Clinical Obesity
  • Author : Robert Kushner,Victor Lawrence,Sudhesh Kumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 March 2013
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This accessible guide to obesity and its clinical managementprovides clear, didactic, clinically focused guidance for allhealthcare professionals involved in the treatment and managementof patients with obesity, thus acting as a repository of essentialpractical knowledge. It is an ideal practical guide forregistrars and residents in endocrinology and metabolic disease, aswell as all other health professionals who regularly manage obesepatients, such as specialist obesity and diabetes nurses,dietitians, and general practitioners with an interest in obesitymanagement.


Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine

Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine
  • Author : Jolanta Weaver
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 29 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKPractical Guide to Obesity Medicine

Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of obesity management with this concise, practical resource by Dr. Jolanta Weaver. Ideal for any health care professional who cares for patients with a weight problem. This easy-to-read reference addresses a wide range of topics – including advice on how to "unpack" the behavioral causes of obesity in order to facilitate change, manage effective communication with patients suffering with weight problems and future directions in obesity medicine. Features a wealth of


Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : Shamim I. Ahmad,Syed Khalid Imam
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKObesity

This book brings a comprehensive treatise about obesity, examining the measures that can be taken to stop and even reduce obesity if these right measures are taken in time. Recent studies show that obesity is on the increase at an alarming rate, especially in the industrialized and affluent countries. A number of reasons have been put forward for this increase, including life style choices, over-eating, over-use of commercially processed food, addiction for fast food, high caloric diet specially containing high


Best Weight: A Practical Guide to Office-Based Obesity Management

Best Weight: A Practical Guide to Office-Based Obesity Management
  • Author : MD Yoni Freedhoff,MD Phd Arya M. Sharma
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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A practical, concise and readable guide to managing obesity in aclinical setting. A synthesis of reliable evidence and a combined 30+ years ofexperience managing patients coping with excess weight, BEST WEIGHT is theideal resource for physicians, dietitians and other health professionals lookingfor insights and actionable information for helping patients shed pounds safely, sensibly and sustainably.


Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  • Author : Sanjay Agrawal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKObesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

Written by leading experts from all across the globe, this comprehensive yet concise textbook offers up-to-date summary in the field of Obesity and its Surgical Management for a wide range of healthcare professionals involved within a Bariatric Multidisciplinary Team including Surgeons, Dieticians, Metabolic Physicians, Anaesthesiologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Radiologists and Nursing staff. The book also serves as a reference manual for General Physicians, General Surgeons & General Practitioners.


Handbook of Obesity Treatment, Second Edition

Handbook of Obesity Treatment, Second Edition
  • Author : Thomas A. Wadden,George A. Bray
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 21 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Obesity Treatment, Second Edition

The leading clinical reference work in the field--now significantly revised with 85% new material--this handbook gives practitioners and students a comprehensive understanding of the causes, consequences, and management of adult and childhood obesity. In concise, extensively referenced chapters from preeminent authorities, the Handbook presents foundational knowledge and reviews evidence-based psychosocial and lifestyle interventions as well as pharmacological and surgical treatments. It provides guidelines for conducting psychosocial and medical assessments and for developing individualized treatment plans. The effects of obesity--and of weight



Obesity and Fertility

Obesity and Fertility
  • Author : Emily S. Jungheim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 May 2015
GET THIS BOOKObesity and Fertility

This book outlines the current understanding of how obesity affects female reproductive function across the lifespan. Topics include physiology of the menstrual cycle and early pregnancy, best practices in the delivery of contraceptive and prenatal care and healthcare policy that weighs the evidence in appropriate balance with principles that respect women’s rights. Special attention is devoted to the idea that obesity’s adverse effects are likely trans-generational; that is, children born to obese mothers are at increased risk for


Intragastric Balloon for Weight Management

Intragastric Balloon for Weight Management
  • Author : Manoel Galvao Neto,Lyz Bezerra Silva,Eduardo N. Usuy Jr.,Josemberg M. Campos
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKIntragastric Balloon for Weight Management

Intragastric balloons are steadily gaining popularity among the medical treatments available for obesity. Their efficacy and safety are reinforced by growing body of evidence obtained around the globe. Intragastric balloons are now considered one of the safest and most effective medical procedures for weight reduction. Additionally, the reduced potential for side effects and low invasiveness (compared to bariatric surgeries) are important considerations. This book is edited by renowned surgeons and endoscopists from Brazil, a country known for its reputation on


Handbook of Obesity Treatment, First Edition

Handbook of Obesity Treatment, First Edition
  • Author : Thomas A. Wadden,Albert J. Stunkard
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 01 July 2004
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Obesity Treatment, First Edition

The contemporary successor to the editors' earlier Obesity: Theory and Therapy, this comprehensive handbook guides mental health, medical, and allied health professionals through the process of planning and delivering individualized treatment services for those seeking help for obesity. Concise, extensively referenced chapters present foundational knowledge and review the full range of widely used interventions, including self-help, behavioral, and cognitive-behavioral approaches; pharmacotherapy; and surgery. Provided are state-of-the-art guidelines for assessing obese individuals for health risks and for mood and eating disorders;


A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity

A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity
  • Author : Sandra Gibson Hassink
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 04 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKA Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity

This handy, practical guide provides clinicians with a comprehensive approach to the medical management of overweight children and adolescents. Coverage begins with the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity and a guide to evaluation of obese children. Subsequent 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,



Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : G. Michael Steelman,Eric C. Westman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKObesity

Obesity is considered a complex and multifactorial disease. Its treatment, therefore, must also be multimodal and tailored to meet the needs of each patient. Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials presents a wide spectrum of practical treatment protocols for obesity including exercise, pharmacology, behavior modification, and dietary factors,


Approach to Internal Medicine

Approach to Internal Medicine
  • Author : David Hui
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 15 January 2011
GET THIS BOOKApproach to Internal Medicine

Feedback from users suggest this resource book is more comprehensive and more practical than many others in the market. One of its strengths is that it was written by trainees in internal medicine who understand the need for rapid access to accurate and concise clinical information, with a practical approach to clinical problem solving.