Bariatrics

Fla. Rescuers Extricate, Transport 700-Pound Man

Posted Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Hospital Expenses Grow with Patient Waistlines

Posted Monday, March 10, 2008

FDNY Sued for Dropping 500-Pound Man Down Stairs

Posted Thursday, February 14, 2008

Woman Dies During Botched EMS Call

Posted Thursday, January 3, 2008

Hospitals Go XL to Help Patients: Dignity and Safety Are Key

With as many as 1 in 5 Americans considered obese hospitals are investing in equipment that provides comfort, safety and dignity for such people.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Making House Calls, But for How Long?

The number of physicians willing to make house calls has grown slightly since Medicare increased reimbursements in 1998, but pending cuts may reverse the trend.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

$175,000 Awarded to Family of Dropped Oklahoma Patient

A judge this week awarded $175,000 to the family of an Oklahoma woman dropped by ambulance workers.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

EMS Providers Strain to Care for Obese Patients

As North Carolina waistlines expand, EMS providers are feeling the strain.

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2007






 

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