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Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 Topic 5
100
They are meant to cause weight loss when other methods have proven ineffective
What are bariatric surgical procedures meant for?
100
Hovermat, current medications, BMI, history, labs
What are some pre-op considerations you may have for your patient?
100
Heart disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, diabetes, stroke
What are some comorbidities that can come with being obese?
100
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Which surgery removes about 80% of the stomach?
100
Gastric Bypass
What is another name for Roux-en-Y?
200
Bariatric Sensitivity
What is the name of the CBL we talked about?
200
One at thighs and one at ankles
Where would you position the safety straps on your patient?
200
Body aches, feeling tired and cold, dry skin, mood changes, thinning/loss of hair
What are some symptoms the patient may experience post-surgery?
200
Vitamin deficiencies, dumping syndrome, and most of these surgeries are irreversible
Name some possible disadvantages of bariatric surgery
200
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
In which bariatric surgery is a small tubular stomach pouch created and a large portion of the small intestine bypassed?
300
Bariatric retractors, staplers, longer trocars, foot boards
What are some supplies we need to have for our bariatric patients in the OR?
300
Laparoscopically
How are most bariatric procedures performed?
300
Psychological exam
What type of exam is conducted prior to bariatric surgery?
300
“If you would just fix your diet..”
“Surgery is a cop out”
“If you weren’t so lazy maybe you could lose the weight”
What were some quotes bariatric patients have heard from people?
300
More energy, healthier lifestyle, significant weight loss, food restriction, changes in hormones, diabetes might be resolved
What are three advantages to bariatric surgery?
400
30-50%
What percentage of the population is currently obese?
400
Roux-en-Y
What bariatric surgery is the “Gold Standard?”
400
Infection, blood clots, lung/breathing problems, leaks in the GI system and transfer addiction
What are some complications post-op?
400
Gastric Band
Which surgery does not require the stomach to be cut?
400
They restrict the amount of food the stomach can hold and they cause malabsorption of nutrients
How does bariatric surgery help the patient lose so much weight?
500
40 or higher OR 35 to 39.9 with other serious health problems
What BMI qualifies a person for bariatric surgery?
500
Eating and drinking at the same time
What can put you at risk for dumping syndrome?
500
Roux-en-Y
Which surgery takes a portion of the stomach and attaches it directly to the small intestine?
500
Gastric Band
Which type of bariatric surgery is reversible and adjustable?
500
Stay well-hydrated, DO NOT drink within 30 min of eating, small bites, chew completely, slowly add soft foods, don't lift more than 10 lbs or any strenuous exercise for 14 days post surgery
What are three education topics post surgery?






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