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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.

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FULL CPD MODULE

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

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