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Care of the obese in advanced practice nursing: communication, assessment, and treatment

Care of the obese in advanced practice nursing: communication, assessment, and treatment

Maher, Lisa L. M., author

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Methods (Music). Electronic books.
Published New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company 2016
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Statement of responsibility: Lisa L.M. Maher
ISBN: 0826123570, 0826123589, 9780826123572, 9780826123589
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 22, 2015).
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; Obesity Nursing.; Obesity Treatment.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; Obesity therapy.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Advanced Practice Nursing methods.; Obesity nursing.; Nursing.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; Nursing Methods.
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  1. Obesity : the epidemic, trends, and causes
  2. Definition of obesity and obesity terms
  3. The many roles of the advanced practice nurse
  4. Addressing pediatric obesity
  5. How to initiate the weight conversation with patients
  6. Patients' stories
  7. Overview of genetics and pathophysiology of obesity
  8. Behaviors, addiction, and eating disorders
  9. Which "way" is the right "weigh"
  10. Physical assessment of the adult obese patient
  11. Physical assessment of the pediatric obese patient
  12. Physical activity, exercise assessment, and patient recommendations
  13. Dietary assessment and patient recommendations / Jennifer Roth
  14. Psychological assessment
  15. Disease management and the role of the advanced practice nurse
  16. Obesity-related diseases
  17. Obesity-related diseases : a pediatric focus
  18. Prevention
  19. Weight cycling
  20. Treatment of addiction and eating disorders
  21. Pharmacological therapy
  22. Surgical therapy
  23. Costs associated with obesity treatment and insurance coverage
  24. Treatment of the obese pediatric patient
  25. Clinic establishment, medical therapy, and a multidisciplinary approach
  26. What is lifestyle medicine?