Standard equipment for the usual care of bariatric patients: a review of the clinical evidence and guidelines

Record ID 32012000646
Authors' recommendations: No evidence was identified regarding standard equipment required for the usual care of bariatric patients. One guideline recommends the provision of facilities and equipment capable of accommodating the size and weight of obese patients, based on limited empirical evidence.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2012
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Obesity, Morbid
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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