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.
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
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.