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Managing Patients with Obesity
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Main description:

This is a concise and timely review, which discusses the background of obesity, preventative care, medical and surgical treatment options, and long-term support for patients with obesity. Busy healthcare professionals who want a rapid review of obesity as well as a summary of the most recently approved surgical devices and medical therapies will benefit from this succinct guide.


Feature:

A concise, practical handbook that addresses both the causes, risks and treatment of obesity

A comprehensive guide that provides primary care physicians, bariatric specialists, and related healthcare professionals with an up-to-date review of the background and global advances in the field

Easily accessible text, tables, and images review recent pivotal clinical trials and approvals, giving readers a quick summary of key studies and available treatment options


Contents:

Introduction to obesity.- understanding a patient with obesity.- preventative care and behaviour modification.- medical management of the patient with obesity.- surgical management of the patient with obesity.- long-term support for the patient with obesity.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783319123318
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing)
Publication date: December, 2015
Pages: 80

Subcategories: Eating Disorders, Physiology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Hania González, MD, is Professor of Clinical Nutrition at La Salle Medicine School in México City, Mexico. She trained in medicine at the same Institution and a Master in Clinical Nutrition at Anáhuac University, México. She is Vicepresident of FUNSIME (Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Foundation) a non-lucrative association in México. Her main clinical activity is at Médica Sur Hospital in México managing patients with obesity, chronic diseases, cancer, and malnutrition. She is speaker for nutritional laboratories and she organizes medical-nutritional congresses to increase medicine students interest on nutrition concerns.