Obesity and the respiratory physician

Crummy, Fionnuala; Naughton, Matthew T.; Elborn, J. Stuart
July 2008
Thorax;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p576
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the role that respiratory physicians will play in treating obesity. They state that respiratory medicine has developed as a specialty in the wake of a number of public health milestones. The authors suggest that respiratory physicians need to recognise and treat obesity in the patients and campaign vigorously for measures to improve and preserve the respiratory health of future generations.


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