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Obesity Medicine: Management of Obesity in Women’s Health Care

  • Author: Robert K. Silverman
  • ISBN: 9780071843515
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: May 3, 2017
  • Format: Hardback – 624 Pages
  • Language: English


The first text to comprehensively address both the gynecologic and obstetrical care of the obese patient

With an estimated 40% of the U.S. population being obese by 2030, this authoritative resource fills a serious void in the medical literature. Obesity for the ObGyn: Management of Obese Patients in Obstetrics and Gynecology is a unique compilation of critical issues related to obesity, and is written to provide clinicians with the guidance they need to successfully manage care and minimize risk complications for their obese patients. Clinically focused and evidence based, this groundbreaking text devotes an equal amount of coverage to obstetric and gynecologic care (10 chapters for each, plus 14 additional chapters).

Key Features
  • The wisdom, authority, and experience of more than 40 expert contributors
  • Templated chapters make information retrieval simple and efficient
  • Checklists, management algorithms, and key points encapsulate important information
  • Informative Introduction section provides an important overview of the topic, including biological and genetic determinants, economic costs, and pregnancy and obesity in a social context
  • The second section is devoted to important general topics ranging from adolescent obesity to heart disease and asthma to cancer in women and electronic tools
  • The final two sections, “Obstetrics” and “Gynecology” cover a wide range of common clinical concerns, ranging from nutrition and weight loss in pregnancy to anesthesia and obesity to minimally invasive surgery

If you are in need of a concise, expertly written, practice-oriented resource that focuses on both the obstetric and gynecologic care of the patient with obesity, Obesity for the ObGyn belongs on your desk.

Table of Contents
  1. Part I: Overview
    1. History, definitions, and prevalence
    2. Biological/genetic determinants of obesity
    3. Economic costs of obesity
  2. Part II: Obstetrics
    1. Preconceptual Counseling
    2. Prenatal Care and Fertility Testing
    3. Prenatal Diagnosis
    4. Nutrition and Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    5. Hypertensive Disorders
    6. Pre-gestational and Gestational Diabetes
    7. Endocrine Disorders
    8. Pregnancy following Surgical Procedures for Obesity
    9. Psychiatric Disorders
    10. Cesarean Section/Surgical Management
    11. Checklists for Care
    12. Problems in Labor and Adverse Birth Outcomes
    13. Anesthesia/Critical Care
  3. Part III: Gynecology
    1. Contraceptive Management
    2. Endometrial Cancers
    3. Breast Cancer and Breast Imaging
    4. Minimally Invasive Surgery
    5. Infertility Issues and PCOS
    6. Perioperative Management of Obese Patients
    7. Equipment Selection for the Surgeon
    8. Anesthesia and Obesity
    9. Menopause and Perimenopausal Issues
    10. Incontinence
    11. Surgical Approach in the Face of Obesity
    12. Checklists for Care
  4. Part IV: Office Management
    1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    2. Psychological Disorders including Depression
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Asthma
    5. Exercise Management
    6. Endocrine Disturbances
    7. Osteoarthritis
    8. Sexual Dysfunction
    9. Behavioral Determinants of Obesity
    10. Comprehensive Evaluation of the Obese Patient
    11. Counseling Strategies for the Obese Patient
    12. Weight Loss Strategies/Nutritional Management
    13. Electronic Tools
    14. Checklists for Care in the Outpatient Setting
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