Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Obesity: 49 Clinical Questions (ORIGINAL PDF from Publisher)


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by Jeannie S. Huang

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional pediatric obesity references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or controversial decisions? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Obesity: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick answers to the tricky questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between pediatricians.

Dr. Jeannie Huang has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with pediatric obesity. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pediatric obesity with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references allow readers to browse large amounts of information in an expedited fashion.

Some of the questions that are answered:

• How can a primary care practitioner manage obesity?

• My patients often ask me about fad diets for weight loss. What is the bottom line about fad diets – are they benign or do some have associated adverse risks?

• What are some of the behavioral programs available for obese children and how do I choose which would be the most appropriate for my obese patients?

• I am often asked about bariatric surgery. What are the different weight loss surgeries for pediatric patients? What are the important considerations, associated complications, and effectiveness of each type of surgery?

• How do I get reimbursed for delivery of weight management therapies in the office?

• Are there any effective technologies (apps, sensors) available to help pediatric patients lose weight?

Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Obesity: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume pediatricians will appreciate. Pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and family practitioners will benefit from the user-friendly, casual format and the expert advice contained within.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617116124
  • Publisher: Slack, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256


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