Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing: Communication, Assessment, and Treatment

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Maher, Lisa L.M.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612357-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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Designed to help APNs easily broach an uncomfortable topic, the book walks practitioners through the exam, providing tips on effective communication, understanding lifestyle constraints, and working with the patient to improve his or her condition without shame.

Emphasizing multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-basedtreatment, the book addresses prevention, provider recognition, and treatment of adult and pediatric obesity with the goal of improving overall quality of life.

Key features:
- Written specifically for the advanced practice nurse
- Covers all facets of communication, assessment, and treatment
- Includes case studies and treatment plans designed specifically for nurses
- Highlights a multidisciplinary approach
- Includes effective tips, photographs, and real-life examples that will benefit both provider and patient


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Maher, Lisa L.M.
ISBN: 978-0-82-612357-2
Management & Administration
Advanced Practice
Issues & Trends in Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 400
Year: 2015
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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