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Peri-operative management of the obese surgical patient 2015

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Last updated:1st Mar 2015

Guidelines are presented for the organisational and clinical peri-operative management of anaesthesia and surgery for patients who are obese, along with a summary of the problems that obesity may cause peri-operatively. The advice presented is based on previously published advice, clinical studies and expert opinion.
These guidelines include new material on several topics including pharmacology, positioning and sleep-disordered breathing.


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