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The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Mirto Foletto, Raul J. Rosenthal
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-17 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business

The increasing prevalence of morbid obesity has led the World Health Organization to coin the descriptive term “globesity” to reflect the worldwide nature of the problem. Providing health care to these patients, especially when surgery is required, can be extremely challenging owing to the specific needs in respect of logistics,
Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Luigi Angrisani
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-01 - Publisher: Springer

This book describes the surgical bariatric procedures most frequently performed worldwide and examines their evolution in recent years both within Italy and internationally. For each operation, indications, the surgical technique, potential complications, and the outcomes with respect to weight and obesity-associated comorbidities are presented. In view of the significant failure
Metabolism and Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery
Language: en
Pages: 684
Authors: Victor R. Preedy, Rajkumar Rajendram, Colin R. Martin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-26 - Publisher: Academic Press

Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery: Metabolism, Nutrition, Procedures, Outcomes and Adverse Effects uses a metabolic and nutritional theme to explain the complex interrelationships between obesity and metabolic profiles before and after bariatric surgery. The book is sectioned into seven distinct areas, Features of Obesity, Surgical Procedures, Nutritional Aspects, Metabolic Aspects, Diabetes,
Nursing Theorists and Their Work - E-Book
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Martha Raile Alligood
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-20 - Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A classic text is back with fresh, comprehensive nursing theories, critiques, and philosophies. Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 9th Edition provides you with an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. This new edition has been updated with an improved writing style, added case studies, critical