Tag: bariatric patient

Checklist #24: Unusual Clinical Challenges in Bariatric Patients

| September 17, 2014

by Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Samuel Szomstein, MD, FACS, FASMBS; and  Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS Column Editor Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS Clinical Editor, Bariatric Times, Professor of Surgery and Chairman, Department of General Surgery; Director, The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute; Director, General Surgery Residency Program and Fellowship in […]

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Maintaining Dignity of Patients with Morbid Obesity in the Hospital Setting

Maintaining Dignity of Patients with Morbid Obesity in the Hospital Setting

| April 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

This is a CE-accredited article. Instructions and post-test are available HERE. by Shirley A. Thomas, RN, MPA, and Mary Lee-Fong, RN-C, MSN Ms. Thomas is the nurse manager of the Vascular and GI Surgery and Telemetry Unit and Bariatric Consultant at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. She serves on the National Association of […]

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Maximizing Skin Antisepsis in the Challenging Bariatric Patient

| December 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

by Charles E. Edmiston, Jr., PhD, SM (ASCP), CIC (CBIC) Dr. Charles Edmiston is Professor of Surgery and Hospital Epidemiologist at Froedtert Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Director of the Surgical Microbiology Research Laboratory in the Department of Surgery, and fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of American, Surgical Infection Society, and the […]

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