Patient Preparation for Bariatric Surgery

Authors: Benotti, Peter N.

  • The expert experience of the author is integrated throughout
  • Provides best practice recommendations for the patient education and informed consent process
  • The only text that addresses this information within one cover​
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Patient Preparation for Bariatric Surgery provides a comprehensive and state of the art review of all aspects of the patient preparation process, The text reviews current literature and controversies involving sources of referrals and the difficulties encountered by primary care physicians in managing patients with extreme obesity. Strategies for addressing this problem and integrating primary care physicians in comprehensive obesity programs are presented. The text also reviews current indications for surgery and the current patient access limitations that have resulted in the need for revised surgical indications based more on medical need than mere extent of obesity.

Written by an authority in the field, Patient Preparation for Bariatric Surgery is a valuable resource for bariatric surgeons, bariatric physicians and all allied health personnel who manage patients with extreme obesity and will assist in the advancement of this area of surgery as well as stimulate new discovery.

About the authors

Peter N. Benotti MD

Southold, NY

USA.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Benotti, Peter N.

    Pages 1-5

  • Indications and Patient Referrals for Bariatric Surgery

    Benotti, Peter N.

    Pages 7-14

  • Patient Education and Informed Consent

    Benotti, Peter N.

    Pages 15-20

  • Initial Medical Evaluation

    Benotti, Peter N.

    Pages 21-25

  • Psychological and Behavioral Evaluation

    Benotti, Peter N.

    Pages 27-33

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0906-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0905-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Patient Preparation for Bariatric Surgery
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-0906-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-0906-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0905-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 158
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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