Obesity in Critically Ill Patients, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics


  • Linda Harrington, PhD, RN, CNS, CPHQ

The Obesity in Critically Ill Patients issue, Guest Edited by Linda Harrington, focuses on: Obesity-related risks and prevention strategies; Pulmonary considerations of the obese patient; cardiovascular effects of obesity; Postoperative coronary artery bypass patients; Nutritional needs of critically ill obese patients; Pain management in critically ill obese; Sedation of critically ill obese; Skin integrity in critically ill obese; Trauma in the obese patient; and Impact of obesity on critical care resource utilization.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1206-3