Safety FIRST

Benjamin, Marian
October 2009
RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p10
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the health care cost and increasing incidence of obesity in the U.S. She argues on the discussion and responses of why people get morbidly obese. Also, the author suggests a preplanning care to members of interdisciplinary team for morbidly obese patients that include actual weight, clinical conditions, and body mass index (BMI). She emphasizes the importance of plans in the care of patients when hospitalized.


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