NRS 410 Assignment: Bariatric Surgery for
NRS 410 Assignment: Bariatric Surgery for Obesity
Bariatric Surgery for Obesity: The case scenario provided will be
used to answer the discussion questions that follow.
Mr. C., a 32-year-old single man, is seeking information at the
outpatient center regarding possible bariatric surgery for his
obesity. He reports that he has always been heavy, even as a small
child, but he has gained about 100 pounds in the last 2-3 years.
Previous medical evaluations have not indicated any metabolic
diseases, but he says he has high blood pressure, which he tries to
control with sodium restriction and sleep apnea. He current works
at a catalog telephone center.
Height: 68 inches; Weight 134.5 kg
BP: 172/96, HR 88, RR 26
Fasting Blood Glucose: 146/mg/dL
Total Cholesterol: 250mg/dL
Triglycerides: 312 mg/dL
HDL: 30 mg/dL
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