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bariatrics

 [bar″e-at´riks]
a field of medicine encompassing the study of overweight, its causes, prevention, and treatment.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks),
That branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of obesity and allied diseases.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

bariatrics

(băr′ē-ăt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.

bar′i·at′ric adj.
bar′i·a·tri′cian (-ə-trĭsh′ən) n.

bariatrics

The branch of medicine dedicated to managing obesity through diet, exercise, behavioural modification, drugs and surgery.

bar·i·at·rics

(bar'ē-at'riks)
That branch of medicine concerned with the management of obesity.
[G. baros, weight, + iatreia, medical treatment]

Bariatrics

The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of obesity and related disorders.
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For this reason, health care professionals are exploring bariatric surgery for obese adolescents with life-threatening of life-altering comorbidities.
Meeting the special needs of bariatric residents is no small task.
Long-term care facilities need to rethink the space required to provide quality care for bariatric residents because of the high risk of injury to both residents and staff during these residents' care.
And their experience includes all major bariatric surgeries including gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, duodenal switch and revision surgery.
Memorial Health Bariatrics is a comprehensive surgery, education, and support program for people who are morbidly obese.
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