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Anaesthetic Implications of Obesity

Anaesthetic Implications of Obesity

Anaesthetic Implications of Obesity

Cat Gibson
Cat Gibson
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Launch date: 19 Jul 2018
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This session provides a definition of obesity, describes the effect of obesity on the various organ systems, highlights its association with other co-morbidities and discusses the implications of obesity for anaesthesia.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Define obesity and morbid obesity based on body mass index (BMI)‏
• Calculate a patient's BMI
• Describe the multisystem effects of obesity
• Identify comorbidities known to be associated with obesity
• Take appropriate account of the anaesthetic implications of obesity
Cat Gibson

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Cat Gibson
on behalf of Health Education England

Catherine graduated from Sheffield in 2004 and is now an Anaesthetics trainee on the Northern Deanery rotation.

Her interests include education, sleep medicine and obstetric anaesthesia.

Catherine is a content author for the e-LA project.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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