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'Journal of Paramedic Practice'

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August Vol 5 Iss 8 (436 - 441)
Understanding the difference between overweight, obese and bariatric

Emergency care providers cannot help but notice that there has been an increase in obese and bariatric patients. This article discusses the differences between people who are overweight, obese or bariatric, and explores the ways that obesity can affect a person's health. The impact of this on the management of over-sized patients and the service delivery of emergency care professionals is outlined.

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