Clinical Care of the Child with Obesity: A Learner's and Teacher's Guide (Medical/Denistry)

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The most comprehensive, clinically relevant guide to the treatment and prevention of childhood obesity

 

Clinical Care of the Child with Obesity gives physicians the tools to respond effectively to a persistent health crisis affecting 1 in 3 children in the United States. The book helps physicians in pediatrics, family practice, and other specialties understand the pathophysiology and etiologies of childhood obesity; identify and manage pediatric patients with this condition; and develop learning skills for use in their future practices and communities.

 

Clinical Care of the Child with Obesity enables you to master the competencies adopted by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which cover everything from individualized patient care and comorbidities to psychosocial and behavioral factors influencing disease development, interpersonal communication skills, and systems-based practice. This combination of ready-to-apply practice methods, core medical knowledge, and interpersonal skills offers you the best approach for achieving improved care and outcomes.

 

·         A practical, in-depth overview of childhood obesity that addresses the assessment, prevention, and treatment of this increasingly prevalent health problem

·         Avoids getting bogged down in policy, research, or controversy to focus on the best care practices for earlier intervention and healthier children and adolescents

·         Adheres to ACGME guidelines on what physicians need to know to care for overweight and obese children, making it the best prep available for certification and MOC

 

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A clinical approach to treating and preventing childhood obesity

Clinical Care of the Child With Obesity is written to educate physicians to understand the pathophysiology and etiologies of obesity, to identify and manage pediatric patients with obesity and to learn skills for use in their future practices and communities.

The book accomplishes its goals by adhering to the competencies set forth by the ACGME for practitioners, including individualized patient care; extensive medical knowledge about obesity pathophysiology, comorbidities, and psychosocial and behavioral factors influencing disease development; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal communication skills; professionalism; and systems-based practice. This combination of ready-to-apply practice methods, core medical knowledge, and interpersonal skills are the physicians' best means to improved care and better results.

  • Adheres to ACGME guidelines on what physicians need to know to care for overweight and obese children, making it the best prep available for certification and MOC
  • Offers practical recommendations for assessment, prevention, and treatment, care for earlier intervention

About the Author:

Sandra G. Hassink, MD, MPH (Philadelphia, PA), is Director, Nemours Pediatric Obesity, Division of General Pediatrics, Dupont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE; Chair, AAP Obesity Leadership Workgroup; Member, AAP Board of Directors; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University.
Sarah E. Hampl, MD (Kansas City, MO) is Medical Director, Weight Management Services, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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