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Most Recent Articles For: Bariatric Surgery

Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 8th, 2012
I. Indications a.Weight and health of extremely obese persons can be favorably changed by bariatric surgery (National Institutes of Health [NIH], 2008). b. Improvement in comorbid conditions associated with morbid obesity—glucose intolerance and diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and sleep apnea II. Procedures a. Open approaches with abdominal incisions or by laparoscopy b. Extremely obese individuals, or those with previous abdominal surgery or ...

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