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Morbid Obesity : Peri-operative Management (Hardcover)

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The world is experiencing in obesity epidemic; in both industrialized and emerging countries the percent of adults and children with obesity is increasing annually.

It is no longer unusual to encounter a patient with extreme or morbid obesity in the operating room; these patients are routinely scheduled for every type of surgical procedure. Everyone involved in the peri-operative management of the surgical patient with morbid obesity ? surgeons, anesthesiologists, internists, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists, respirator) therapists ? must be aware of the special needs of these patients.

Morbid Obesity. Peri-operative Management, Second Edition, considers the peri-operative care of-the morbidly obese patient, from pre-operative preparation to ultra-operative management and through to their post-operative course.

Edited by leading experts in the management of the morbidly obese surgical patient, Morbid Obesity; Peri-operative Mantiocineni, Second Edition, provides clear, practical clinical guidance on the management of the extremely obese surgical patient.


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521518840
SKU 211970817
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521518849
Release Date 4/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0246
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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