Results for: Obese Patients

How do you weigh an obese patient who is too large for a scale?

Some facilities have scales capable of weighing the obese patient -- you may need to send them out.. In the old days, doctors would seek out meat packing plants and the like, (MORE)
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How should patients be prepared for obesity surgery?

After patients are carefully selected as appropriate for obesity surgery, they receive standard preoperative blood and urine tests and meet with an anesthesiologist to discuss (MORE)