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Pediatric Obesity, 2nd Edition

Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Strategies for Primary Care

By Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP

Significantly revised and updated, the new 2nd edition of this popular, user-friendly guide offers the latest tools and practice recommendations from the AAP needed to tackle childhood obesity.

The new 2nd edition brings you the latest point-of-care recommendations and ready-to-use tools including

- Step-by-step health supervision visit guidance spanning birth through youhg adulthood

- Numerous real-life case studies illustrating family intervention strategies

- Newly expanded, easy-to-use format

- New chapter titled, "Before Birth: Maternal Health"

- Patient education handouts, self-assessment forms, and counseling for pediatric patients and families

- Coding fact sheets for obesity-related health care services and template letter for handling carrier denials

- Growth charts for boys and girls including the new WHO growth charts

- And more!

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