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Author Maher, Lisa L. M.,
Title Care of the obese in advanced practice nursing : communication, assessment, and treatment / Lisa L.M. Maher.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2016]

Subject Obesity -- Nursing.
Obesity -- Treatment.
Nursing -- Methods.
Obesity -- nursing.
Obesity -- therapy.
Advanced Practice Nursing -- methods.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Obesity : the epidemic, trends, and causes -- Definition of obesity and obesity terms -- The many roles of the advanced practice nurse -- Addressing pediatric obesity -- How to initiate the weight conversation with patients -- Patients' stories -- Overview of genetics and pathophysiology of obesity -- Behaviors, addiction, and eating disorders -- Which "way" is the right "weigh" -- Physical assessment of the adult obese patient -- Physical assessment of the pediatric obese patient -- Physical activity, exercise assessment, and patient recommendations -- Dietary assessment and patient recommendations / Jennifer Roth -- Psychological assessment -- Disease management and the role of the advanced practice nurse -- Obesity-related diseases -- Obesity-related diseases : a pediatric focus -- Prevention -- Weight cycling -- Treatment of addiction and eating disorders -- Pharmacological therapy -- Surgical therapy -- Costs associated with obesity treatment and insurance coverage -- Treatment of the obese pediatric patient -- Clinic establishment, medical therapy, and a multidisciplinary approach -- What is lifestyle medicine?
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 22, 2015).
ISBN 9780826123589 (electronic bk.)
0826123589 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 932124823
Additional Format Print version: 0826123570 9780826123572 (OCoLC)920849450