Treatment and management of obesity: is surgical intervention the answer?

Cobbold, Angela and Lord, Sue (2012) Treatment and management of obesity: is surgical intervention the answer? Journal of Perioperative Practice, 22 (4). pp. 114-121. ISSN 2515-7949

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1177/175045891202200404

Abstract

Obesity is rapidly becoming a major health concern and could be considered equal to smoking as a preventable cause of premature death. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE 2006) estimated that 1.1 billion people are overweight, a number rivalling those who are underweight globally. Recent statistics for England from the National Health Service (NHS 2011) report that in 2009/10 there were 7,214 bariatric surgical procedures performed on people of varying ages.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Obesity, Weight loss, Bariatric surgery
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Repository Admin
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2013 10:19
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 16:04
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/285326

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