Weightloss Surgery: A comprehensive medical team approach - Edited by Dr. Gillian Moore Groarke and Consultant Bariatric Surgeon Colm O’Boyle.
Weight Loss Surgery – A comprehensive medical team approach is a unique book written by members of a multi-disciplinary bariatric team. This book, is a practical guide for patients considering bariatric surgery. It details the most widely utilized and most effective weight-loss surgical procedures. There is a detailed explanation of the perioperative psychological and dietary implications. There are chapters discussing the more common obesity-related conditions such as sleep apnoea, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The pre and post-operative nursing care plan and follow-up physiotherapy programme are also detailed. Throughout the book there are examples of patient experiences, written by the patients themselves, and detailing the positive impact that bariatric surgery has had on their lives.
• Multidisciplinary team with breadth and depth of knowledge and experience.
• Easy to read explanations with diagrams
• Answers to questions you may be afraid to ask
• Detailed perioperative advice
• Real life patient experiences
• Extensive dietary & exercise advice
• List of useful information, websites and resources
About the authors:
Gillian Moore Groarke:
Dr. Gillian Moore-Groarke is a consultant registered health psychologist. She is a member of the Division of health psychology, PSI and BPS. She has a specialist interest in eating disorders and is author of a number of books and publications in this area. As well as being attached to the Bon Secours hospital she also runs a private practise in Harley Court, Wilton, cork. She is a regular contributor to the media on all aspects of psychology and also was a columnist for the Irish Examiner. She has lectured in UCC for a number of years. She has also been in...