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Bariatric Surgery in Canada Core

Bariatric Surgery in Canada
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Pages: 36 File Details: (PDF) 1889 KB
Date: May 22, 2014 Price A/B: Free
ISBN: 978-1-77109-276-0 Action: Download

Obesity affects 1 in 5 Canadian adults. It increases the risk of other chronic health conditions and the use of health resources. Evidence shows that bariatric surgery is one intervention that can help individuals with obesity lose weight, improve their health status and enhance their quality of life.

This report examines the current state of bariatric surgery in Canada. It explores trends in the procedure, highlights common patient characteristics and quantifies patient outcomes such as complications, readmissions and the use of hospital services before and after surgery.

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Bariatric Surgery in Canada Core

Bariatric Surgery in Canada
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Pages: 37 File Details: (PDF) 1869 KB
Date: May 22, 2014 Price A/B: Free
ISBN: 978-1-77109-277-7 Action: Download

Obesity affects 1 in 5 Canadian adults. It increases the risk of other chronic health conditions and the use of health resources. Evidence shows that bariatric surgery is one intervention that can help individuals with obesity lose weight, improve their health status and enhance their quality of life.

This report examines the current state of bariatric surgery in Canada. It explores trends in the procedure, highlights common patient characteristics and quantifies patient outcomes such as complications, readmissions and the use of hospital services before and after surgery.

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Growing demand for bariatric surgery challenges patients, system

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Bariatric Surgery in Canada



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