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    There are a few different kinds of bariatric surgeries, or weight loss surgeries. Bariatric surgery is performed by reducing the size of the stomach, either by removing part of it, or using a band. The most well known weight loss surgery is gastric bypass surgery (also known as Roux-en-Y), which is also the most commonly performed weight loss surgery in the world. To qualify for gastric bypass surgery, you must have a body mass index of forty or above; or a body mass index of thirty-five alongside one obesity related medical condition such as sleep apnea, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, acid reflux, etc. In the first part of gastric bypass surgery the stomach is cut and divided into two sections. The small top section, or the “pouch”…

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    They will be full after only a small portion and if they try to eat more they will throw up and feel sick. Having a diet for recovery is necessary, a gastric bypass diet typically follows a staged approach to help ease back into eating solid foods as recovering. Patients usually start eating regular foods about three months after surgery. After gastric bypass surgery, a patient must be careful to drink enough fluids to avoid dehydration, and to pay extra attention to signs of hunger. Because a…

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    Doctors or dentist performed surgeries for a long time, however some of the earliest uses of this was in trephining. According to the Science Museum The ancient Egyptians used this form of surgery to stop migraines. Trephining is cutting a hole into the skull to relieve pressure inside the skull. Today we are much more advanced and also know that surgery is not the only way to correct a problem. Sometimes we use things like physical therapy to remove a problem or aid somebody so that they do…

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    morbidly obese and a severe diabetic. I had high cholesterol, high blood pressure, anxiety, and serious depression. I was not living life. I was completely miserable, along with my three children and my husband. On January 29, 2004, I had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. That day, my life changed forever mentally, emotionally, and physically. Through the good, bad, and the ugly, gastric bypass saved my life. According to the National Library of Medicine (2015), Roux-en-Y gastric…

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    There are two mean reasons that a psychological evaluation is required for a bariatric surgery: 1) It is a requirement put in place by most insurance carrier 's to identify any underlining eating disorders or anything that will hinder the success of the outcome of the surgery.The evaluations are not to eliminate patient 's, but rather to make certain that the patient is in stable mental health and to understand the impact that the surgery will have in their lives. 2) To assure the success of…

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    they grow older. Change Jacob speaks about his surgery as “rebirth”. The change for him is undoubtedly very significant. His chance as a way to start all over again with a fresh start. For him the surgery will change so much. Appendix 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWC7H95mmtg&feature=related - My Gastric Bypass Journey vid. 1 General Notes Transcripts Themes Her intro seems more informal and less rehearsed than Isaac Delarte’s. She seems to be very enthusiastic about her…

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    artery bypass surgery (CABG) is becoming a common practice in our society with approximately 469,000 procedures occurring each year (Pick, 2008). Recovering from this surgery not only entails a long physical recovery, but it can also have an emotional effect on the patient. The emotional well-being of the patient can have a negative consequence on the recovery of the patient. Added stress and depression after the surgery could lead to a complicated recovery and possible readmission to the…

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    In nursing there are a lot of aspects that are taken into consideration. One of the big ones happens to be end of life care. EOLC is seen all around the world, in which the nurse must work with the patient and their family as a unit and care for them as they enter this part of their lives. The nurse must prepare them spiritually, emotionally, mentally, and physically for what is going to happen. There are other areas in nursing that through research can help create a new opportunity for nursing…

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    options are offered by Dr. Kenton. The first is the option of doing coronary artery bypass surgery that provides an 80% chance of getting rid of the patient’s angina (Munson, 2012, p. 726). The second option is managing the patient’s angina strictly by medical treatment, such as medications and diet. The patient’s main concern was their angina and making the pain go away. The doctor tells the patient that medical treatment is not as effective on angina pains as surgery. After the doctor went…

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    have adopted three main communication skills to practice: “You” and “I” statements, Paraphrasing, and Perception Checks. The following will allow the individual to see how these skill-sets have affected my attitude towards interpersonal communication, and moreover how effective communication may influence the perceptions we convey to others. Embarking on this communication application has permitted me to advance both my knowledge of the subject as well as my own gratification within my…

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