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Book Pages: 200 - Publish Date: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: American Dietetic Associati
Description: This user-friendly pocket guide provides evidence-based data on the pre and post-operative nutrition care issues surrounding this increasingly popular weight management tool. Topics include: * Weight loss surgery overview. * The Nutrition Care Process. * Co-morbidity issues. * Long-term care post surgery. * Sample PES statements throughout.
Book Pages: 544 - Publish Date: 2015-03-03 - Publisher: Springer
Description: The second edition of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and it serves as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Additionally, the second edition includes new features that will benefit the resident, fellow, or bariatric surgeon new to the field. Specif...
Book Pages: 241 - Publish Date: 2006 - Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Description: Obesity is a serious and rapidly increasing medical problem. Bariatric surgery is the only effective long-term treatment for morbid obesity and the performance of this surgery has increased dramatically over the years. Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for Your Medical Practice is a user-friendly, practical reference text that provides all the necessary information that the health care professional will...
Book Pages: 333 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Description: Featuring more than 160 illustrations—over 90 in full color—this volume is a complete how-to guide to the three major types of laparoscopic surgical procedures for severe obesity: laparoscopic restrictive procedures, laparoscopic restrictive/malabsorptive procedures, and laparoscopic revisional surgery. The book offers patient selection and patient counseling guidelines, addresses the psycholo...
Book Pages: 182 - Publish Date: 2007-12-11 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: This book provides mental health professionals with a basic overview of the types of procedures involved in bariatric surgery and the specific psychological impacts such operations can have on their patients. It also serves as a valuable resource to surgeons, nurses, doctors, and support staff who are involved in the medical treatment of obesity, but who may have little background in the psychosocial implications of their work. An accompanying questionnaire is available at http://www.eatingdisordersarena.com/resources/EDQ.pdf
Author(s): Michael Korenkov
Book Pages: 217 - Publish Date: 2012-01-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: The increasing prevalence of obesity in many countries means that it should now be considered a pandemic. It is widely recognized that obesity increases the risk of a variety of life-threatening conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension. Bariatric surgery is often the most effective way to treat such morbid obesity. Nevertheless, while various bariatric procedures have been p...
Book Pages: 285 - Publish Date: 2012-04-27 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Description: Bariatric surgery plays an important role in the treatment of obesity; in this comprehensive resource the worldwide leaders of the field provide the most up-to-date information on the psychosocial issues that affect their patients. Included is an overview and history of surgical procedures, complete with illustrations, practical advice on topics such as physical activity and nutritional care after...
Author(s): Doreen A. Samelson
Book Pages: 208 - Publish Date: 2011-05-01 - Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Description: Develop Your Personal Plan for Weight Loss Surgery Success How do you imagine life after weight loss surgery? Maybe you see yourself living a more exciting life than ever before, participating in activities you haven't enjoyed in years. If you have been stuck in an ongoing struggle with obesity, your dreams for life after bariatric surgery may be as simple as being able to sit in a seat at a movie...
Book Pages: 218 - Publish Date: 2016-12-12 - Publisher: CRC Press
Description: "Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and therefore have misdirected our efforts?" — Alfredo Fernandez, MD, FASMBS, Surgeon, Tampa, Florida Reduc...
Author(s): Daniel M. Herron
Book Pages: 325 - Publish Date: 2016-03-08 - Publisher: Springer
Description: This book provides a concise, focused and clinically relevant summary of complications and emergencies related to bariatric surgery. The first section of the text addresses general complications related to anesthesia and the stress of surgery, including issues such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hemorrhage, pneumonia and cardiac complications. Additionally, this section addresses the...

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