Special considerations for bariatric surgery patients

April 2007
Patient Education Management;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p46
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study conducted by University of Kentucky researchers which suggests that patients who have undergone bariatric surgery should make it sure that they are absorbing their medication and nutrients.


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