Home > Books > Obesity: Science to Practice
Obesity: Science to Practice
View PDF

Obesity: Science to Practice

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-01911-5
  • Description
  • Details

This comprehensive textbook addresses one of the major public health concerns of our era – obesity. Clearly and simply, it provides a balanced, coherent account of obesity: how to define and measure it, its epidemiology, the physiological basis, associated diseases, how to assess, manage and treat it, and also strategies for prevention.

The book is generously illustrated, including graphs and flow charts for easy reference. The chapters cite key references so that interested readers may pursue a given topic in more detail. Well presented and thoroughly edited by one of the leading experts in the field, this is the textbook of choice for anyone working in obesity.

  • Platform:
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-01911-5
  • Specialty:
    Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 604
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.