Keys to the Cart: July 30, 2018

published 1 year ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Morbid Obesity: Drug Dosing; Obesity Succinylcholine Dosing; Obesity: Airway Evaluation

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the cart a weekly open Anastasia podcast where we will review several ID key words in just a couple of minutes my name is doctor alley Bechtel and I mean in the CZ all just at the university of Virginia today I am going to be reviewing several high year high yield key words related to morbid obesity whether you are listening pool side out on a run or on your way into the hospital it is time to unlock some knowledge our first keeper today is morbid obesity drug testing patients who are morbidly obese have a BMI greater than 40 or greater than 35 with additional related systemic diseases including diabetes and hypertension obese patients have elevated fat and lean body weight leading to an overall increase in total body weight and the ratio of lean to total body weight decreases what are the physiologic changes that accompany obesity these changes include the following ...

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