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Morbid obesity is a chronic disease affecting millions of Americans. Increasingly,morbidly obese patients require critical care and present major challenges to professional staff across the disciplines. The following case study is a first-hand report of providing care for a close relative who typified many of the major risk factors for morbid obesity.

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Wound Care News

January 30, 2015 - 11:47am -    Joerns RecoverCare (Charlotte, NC) has launched ClimateCare™, a mattress coverlet system that provides microclimate management. Read More >
January 28, 2015 - 11:37am -   Experts from Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) published a review article stating that adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, driven by obesity and acid reflux, has become the fastest rising cancer in white men in the United States. Read More >
January 26, 2015 - 10:28am - Integra LifeSciences (Plainsboro, NJ) will launch its Meshed Dermal Regeneration Template, the only premeshed bilayer matrix approved for third-degree burns and scar contracture procedures, this month following the receipt of FDA approval. Read More >

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