The Basic Science of Obesity and Its Relationship to Critical Illness
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GI and Nutrition, 2022
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This session will discuss pertinent but often overlooked aspects of obesity that affect critically ill patients. Beginning with basic science implications, speakers will move through a discussion of appropriate nutrition, the physiologic affects of obesity on illness and recovery, and the implications for treatment of disease with pharmacotherapy.
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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area GI and Nutrition
Knowledge Level Foundational
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Tag Obesity
Year 2022
clinical impact of obesity
pathophysiology of obesity
global prevalence of obesity
effects of obesity on organ systems
obesity paradox


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