Key questions on bariatric surgery (1.5 CPD hour)
Consultant bariatric surgeon Mr Richard Welbourn answers questions from GP Dr Martin Shields on criteria for bariatric surgery, long-term problems post-surgery and common post-operative medication.
This module will update your knowledge on bariatric surgery, including:
- Who is suitable for bariatric surgery
- Which procedures are currently carried out in the UK and how you decide which operation is suitable for a patient
- What psychological assessment patients can expect while being screened for suitability for surgery
- The major short-term and longer-term problems after surgery