Fla: OBESITY RESHAPES HOSPITAL CARE

  1. Hospitals are finding that caring for a population with rising rates of obesity is changing the way the provide care. From having to purchase expensive equipment and supplies to treat the obese to forming "lift teams," hospitals are going to extraordinary lengths to treat the obese.

    St. Petersburg Times, July 15, 2002
    http://www.sptimes.com/2002/07/14/Ta...pes_hosp.shtml
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  2. 1 Comments

  3. by   DelGR
    Thanks for that article. I know my family struggles with trying to keep from being morbidly obese and have found some healthcare workers quite insensitive to the obese patient.

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