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Nursing care plan obesity bariatric surgery gastric partitioning gastroplasty gastric bypass

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. … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan eating disorders obesity

I. Pathophysiology a. A chronic excess accumulation of body fat, at least 20% over average desired weight for age, sex, and height, or a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 for persons of either sex b. Negatively impacts all … Continue reading

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