Learn what complications can arise from weight-loss procedures and medications in the morbidly obese patient as well as how to treat and transport this special population.
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Escambia County’s (Fla.) bariatric ambulances have large-body stretchers with extra handholds and come equipped with ramps and winches to pull bariatric patients into the patient compartment. (Photo Courtesy Escambia County EMS)
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It’s important to understand the complications to medical and surgical approaches to weight loss so you can manage them. (Photo Vu Banh)
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