Updated screenshots and amended for iOS7
An app for medics giving all the info you need when faced with emergency management of weight loss surgery patients. Written by an experienced consultant bariatric surgeon it provides background information on morbid obesity, surgery and other treatments and how to manage early and late complications. Photos, illustrations and radiological images help you understand the operations and implants your patients may have had, or the complications that may have occurred. Links to medical or industry websites provide extra information as needed.
Any trainee or consultant will increasingly be faced with managing emergencies in this challenging group of patients – this app provides all the information you need at your fingertips.
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*Morbid Obesity – background to the epidemic, definition, associated problems and treatment options.
*Bariatric Ops – understand about common and not-so-common operations and procedures to treat morbid obesity – as well as the indications for revisional surgery.
*Emergencies – basic principles for treating any morbidly obese patient, explanation of symptoms and complications associated with weight loss surgery, appropriate investigations and urgent treatment options – including how to deflate a gastric band.
*Images – gallery of photographs, xrays and operative images that may be invaluable in managing bariatric emergencies. Video link to demonstration of gastric band deflation.
*More – useful links to educational and industry websites where further information can be found. Contact us with any queries.
- November 07, 2013 New version 1.0.2
- September 21, 2013 New version 1.0.1
- September 19, 2013 Price decrease: $13.99 -> FREE!
- May 09, 2013 Initial release