Obesity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443074530

Obesity

1st Edition

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Authors: Ian Campbell David Haslam
Paperback ISBN: 9780443074530
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 15th September 2004
Page Count: 252
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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.


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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.


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

About the Authors

Ian Campbell Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

David Haslam Author