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The Complexity of Overweight - 203

Presenter: Steve Schimmele, DDS
  • DDS – Indiana University, 1992,
  • OMFS Residency – University of Cincinnati, 1996
  • Tumor and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, University of Miami, 1997
  • ABOMS, 1999, ACLS, PALS, ATLS
  • Committee on Continuing Education, ADSA
  • Disclosure: Dr. Schimmele reports no conflicts of interest 
 

Course Description

The worldwide prevalence of obesity is increasing at an exponential rate. Obesity presents its own unique set of risk factors for the provision of sedation or general anesthesia. This course will review the effects of anesthesia on patients with obesity, the risks associated with anesthetizing the obese patient, and the treatment of complications associated with this population of patients.

Course Objectives

  • Identify anesthetic risk factors associated with obesity
  • Discuss strategies for the anesthetic management of patients with obesity
  • Define specific interventions prevent and treat complications associated with the provision of anesthesia for the patient with obesity

Original Release:

7/1/2010

Last Review:

8/28/2017

Current Expiration:

8/28/2020

CE Hours:

1

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$100.00
 
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