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Description - Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing by Lisa L. M. Maher

This is the first resource to give the APN the practical tools with which to communicate, assess, and treat obese patients. Designed to help APNs to 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 their condition without shame. Emphasizing multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-based treatment, the book addresses prevention, provider recognition, and treatment of adult and pediatric obesity with the goal of improving overall quality of life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826123572
ISBN-10: 0826123570
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 469
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lisa L. M. Maher

Lisa L. M. Maher received her Bachelors in Science in Wellness in 2003 from Waldorf College and Bachelors in Nursing from Allen College in 2005. She received her Masters in Science and Nursing in 2008 from Graceland University. In 2011, she received her Doctorate in Nursing from the University of Iowa, USA. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC. She is the current Cedar Valley Iowa Chapter president of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. She is employed at Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center as a Nurse Practitioner and has been there 7 years. She started the Cedar Valley Center for Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in 2008 and the Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center Sleep Clinic in 2009.