Bedside and radiologic procedures in the critically ill obese patient

Michelle Olson, Chris Pohl

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Abstract

Performance of procedures upon the obese critically ill patient in the ICU or in the radiology suite, require certain considerations. Additional staff, equipment and proper ergonomics are often necessary to perform these procedures safely for both patient and staff.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)665-668
Number of pages4
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2010

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Keywords

  • Body mass index
  • Obese
  • Percutaneous gastrostomy
  • Procedure
  • Ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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