TY - CHAP A1 - Nieves Saiz-Sapena A2 - Juan Miguel Oviedo ED1 - Nieves Saiz-Sapena ED2 - Juan Miguel Oviedo Y1 - 2021-10-27 PY - 2021 T1 - Introductory Chapter: Bariatric Surgery - Not Alone on This Long Road N2 - Written by experts in the field of bariatrics, this edited volume reviews the multidisciplinary process of treating the obese patient, from the reception of the obese patient and their dietary, social, and psychological evaluations to individual management, discharge, and follow-up. It offers a holistic approach, providing the knowledge required to implement treatment effectively. Chapters cover surgical procedures in the abdomen, physical exercise, psychological and social support, nutritional strategies, and pharmacologic options. This book is a valuable resource for physicians, surgeons, bariatric anesthesiologists, nutritionists, psychologists, nurses, physical therapy specialists, and others involved in the care of obese and overweight patients. BT - Bariatric Surgery SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.100228 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.100228 SN - 978-1-83968-174-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-22 ER -