DOI: 10.1590/1983-1447.2016.01.50170
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective:To analyze the clinical profi le, nursing diagnoses, and nursing care established for postoperative bariatric surgery patients. Method: Cross-sectional study carried out in a hospital in southern Brazil with a sample of 143 patients. Data were collected retrospectively from electronic medical records between 2011 and 2012 and analyzed statistically. Results:We found a predominance of adult female patients (84%) with class III obesity (59.4%) and hypertension (72%). Thirty-fi ve nursing diag…

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