TITLE

Nurses and obesity: Helen's story

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Nursing Review (1173-8014);Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes orthopaedic nurse Helen Bloomer's experience with bariatric surgery in managing her weight. Bloomer described factors related to her profession that may have impacted on her weight including working on shifts, rushing meals and depression. As an orthopaedic nurse, she is also aware that excess weight increases stress on hip joints while walking.
ACCESSION #
95062604

 

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