The Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient
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Item Number: 001
Written by Susan Gallagher, RN, MSN, MA, CWOCN, PhD
Softbound, 166 pages. Continuing education nursing credits available for this book. Regardless of the etiologies of a patient's obesity, healthcare providers best serve the larger, heavier patient when they understand the patient's complex clinical needs. The Challenges of Caring for the Obese Patient is a case study-based text book that teaches multidisciplinary clinicians a humanistic approach to treating obese patients through education on relevant topics, including the following:
- critical care
- weight loss surgery
- childhood obesity
- change theory
- skin injury
- pain management.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dr. Susan Gallagher is an international lecturer, has authored over 75 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, and has authored several book chapters. She resides in Houston, Texas.
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