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  • July 31, 2014

Identification of Obesity

A crucial step in ensuring the safety of obese patients is having a policy in place to identify obesity in all hospital settings. The 2013 Obesity Services Survey found only 42% of respondents have a policy in place in all settings. More relevant results from the survey can be found below. In addition, the sample policies found on this page can assist sites looking to develop similar policies. 

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