TITLE

The obesity epidemic and ramifications for nurses

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Queensland Nurse;Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the growing problem of the obesity epidemic in Australia and the impact that it is having on the country's nurses. A discussion of the results of a study on the risks that are associated with the treatment, care and transport of obese patients that was funded by the Australian Safety and Compensation Council is presented.
ACCESSION #
37615201

 

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