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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99
The author of Eve's Rib takes a close up look at scientific efforts to understand and control human obesity, examining the pharmaceutical and weight control programs available, the history of obesity research, and the science of body weight, and arguing that the real problem with obesity is not losing the weight, but keeping it off. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical community. This book is not about obesity as a medical condition, nor does it offer a wide-ranging discussion on the health... more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
This book addresses an important unmet need of patients suffering from both mental disorders and medical illness -- namely, the lack of integration of general medical care with psychiatric care and the related problem of barriers to collaboration and communication among health care providers. Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 299.00
This clinical reference provides concise information on the treatment and management of inherited metabolic diseases. World experts cover all commonalities of therapy giving practical advice and guidance. All established treatment protocols in this quickly developing area of medicine are clearly described, including follow-up protocols and monitoring.... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 24.00
In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace.... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 59.99
Helps the physician to effectively care for a chronic recurrent disease. This book takes the evidence-based science and transforms treating obesity into a practical, time-sensitive process that is supported by logical recommendations that every family physician can use to help obese patients. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 28.00
The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis. Written by a nursing professor,... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Aims to inform clinicians of the advances in obesity research and provide a review of treatment issues and strategies. This book, divided into two sections, covers the discoveries in the physiological control of body weight and the pathophysiology of obesity; and a range of issues that are central to the clinical management of obese patient. more...
- Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2003; US$ 35.99
Gout is an inflammatory arthritic condition, which is becoming increasingly common in both men and women. This is an invaluable reference guide for people suffering from gout that provides positive, practical advice on dealing with the condition. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 57.95
Obesity is undoubtedly the major nutritional disorder of the western world. It has such a major impact on mortality, morbidity and the quality of life that it most certainly merits consideration as a disease in its own right and should be managed as such. Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care covers all the evidence on the disease of obesity... more...