Managing patients who are overweight

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, August 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2010.4.8.77720

The treatment and management of Bariatric patients.

What is it about?

This second article on Bariatrics outlines the treatment and management of Bariatric patients within a hospital, clinic or community setting.

Why is it important?

The weight and size of the UK population is increasing. Many healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners look after patients who are obese, or of Bariatric proportions.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Some Bariatric patients require assistance with mobility and daily living activities, but care must be provided in an effective and safe manner.

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