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
Citation: Fernando Palvo. “Acute Care and Obese Children". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.8 (2020): 36-40.
Copyright: © 2020 Fernando Palvo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.