Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 8

Acute Care and Obese Children

Fernando Palvo*

Universidade de Ribeirão Preto (Unaerp), Medical School, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Fernando Palvo, Universidade de Ribeirão Preto (Unaerp), Medical School, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Received: April 25, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020



 Obesity is a multifactorial chronic disease, generally preventable and affecting children and adults. The aim of this review is to briefly discuss some topics related to obese children and adolescents in acute care settings. Conclusion: Obesity causes several changes in the child's body that may affect the clinical course in a serious illness situation, however many associations are still unclear and further studies are necessary.

Keywords: Obesity; Obese; Children; Acute; Care



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Citation: Fernando Palvo. “Acute Care and Obese Children". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.8 (2020): 36-40.


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