Obesity

1st Edition

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Editors:

  • Ian Campbell
  • David Haslam
    • Print ISBN 9780443074530

    Table of Contents

    Terminology and definitions (What is obesity? What causes obesity? What are the effects of obesity? What are the costs of obesity?). How should obesity be managed? (Drug therapy, Lifestyle, Surgical management, Management in Children). What is the role of primary care?.What is the role of secondary care?. What is the responsibility of society?. What is the responsibility of government?. Future developments in obesity management. Appendices: Professional and patient support groups; Professional organisations and journals; Guidelines and resources; Other useful resources and further reading.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    252
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443074530

    About the editors

    Ian Campbell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, UK