Obesity in anesthesia and intensive care.


Obesity is a global epidemic increasingly affecting management of anesthesia as well as intensive care medicine. Possible improvements in therapy require consideration of the specific pathophysiology of the obese, their concomitant diseases, and the complications associated with morbid obesity. Systematic assessment of perioperative risk factors is… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.beem.2013.02.001


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@article{Huschak2013ObesityIA, title={Obesity in anesthesia and intensive care.}, author={Gerald Huschak and Thilo Busch and Udo X. Kaisers}, journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism}, year={2013}, volume={27 2}, pages={247-60} }