Independent Occupational Therapist


\'Journal of Paramedic Practice\'

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Pulished on-line 29 December Vol.14 Iss 11

Understanding the risks associated with obesity and bariatrics - CPD module

There has been an increase in the number of overweight patients over the last two decades. This article describes the differences between people who are overweight, obese or bariatric and explores how this can affect a person\'s health and wellbeing. It also provides guidance on manual handling and the management of service delivery for oversized patients.


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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