Endocrine Updates: The Clinician's Guide to the Treatment of Obesity

Editor: Youdim, Adrienne
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

Single-User Purchase Price: $109.00
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ISBN: 978-1-4939-2146-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
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Presenting detailed information on treatment of the obese patient, this handy, concise title is designed not only to educate practitioners about obesity but, most importantly, to provide practical strategies in the comprehensive approach to treating this disease. The Clinician's Guide to the Treatment of Obesity is a significant contribution to the literature that will be of value to all physicians, with particular appeal internal medicine and primary care physicians, endocrinologists, cardiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and any practitioner that wishes to learn the up to date treatment strategies for the obese patient.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Contributors
  • 1 The Disease of Obesity - Viorica Ionut and Richard N. Bergman
  • 2 The Health Burden of Obesity - Eugenia A. Lin, Gillian M. Barlow and Ruchi Mathur
  • 3 Psychosocial Morbidity and the Effect of Weight Loss - Julie Merrell Rish and Leslie J. Heinberg
  • 4 Dietary and Lifestyle Strategies for Weight Loss - Jennifer Arussi
  • 5 Physical Activity and Writing an Exercise Prescription - Alexis Peraino
  • 6 The Doctor's Tool Kit:​ Pharmacotherapy for the Patient with Obesity - George A. Bray and Donna H. Ryan
  • 7 Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass:​ Procedure and Outcomes - Seth Felder and Scott Cunneen
  • 8 Sleeve Gastrectomy:​ Procedure and Outcomes - Allison M. Barrett and Miguel A. Burch
  • 9 Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding:​ Procedure and Outcomes - Brandice Durkan and Monali Misra
  • 10 Perioperative Care of the Surgical Patient - Patchaya Boonchaya-Anant, Amanda G. Powell and Caroline M. Apovian
  • 11 Surgical Complications of Weight Loss Surgery - Margaret E. Clark, Robert B. Lim, Souheil W. Adra and Daniel B. Jones
  • Erratum to:​ The Clinician's Guide to the Treatment of Obesity - Adrienne Youdim