Review of the Literature
Due Date: Jan 22, 2017 23:59:59 Max Points: 100
Write a paper (1,500-2,000 words) in which you analyze and appraise each of the 15 articles identified in Topic 1. Pay particular attention to evidence that supports the problem, issue, or deficit, and your proposed solution.
Hint: The Topic 2 readings provide appraisal questions that will assist you to efficiently and effectively analyze each article.
Refer to "Sample Format for Review of Literature," "RefWorks," and "Topic 2: Checklist."
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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1 Buchwald, H., Ikramuddin, S., Dorman, R. B., Schone, J. L., & Dixon, J. B. (2011). Management of the metabolic/bariatric surgery patient. The American journal of medicine, 124(12), 1099-1105
The study notes there is a global pandemic of obesity. The study therefore focuses on the management of the obese patient. It advances metabolic/bariatric surgery as a potential therapeutic option. The study utilizes a qualitative paradigm to study the potential for the intervention mechanism in improving the patient quality of life. The study notes that the intervention also contributed to reduced risk of surgical complications. Nutrition is essential in ensuring that the patient is able to manage and treat the condition. The study thus, provides crucial information on the potential for bariatric surgery in managing obesity.
2 Coughlin, J. W., Guarda, A. S., Clark, J. M., Furtado, M. M., Steele, K. E., & Heinberg, L. J. (2013). A Screening Tool to Assess and Manage Behavioral Risk in the Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patient: The WATCH. Journal of clinical psychology in medical settings, 1-8.
The study creates and operationalizes a tool for monitoring the post-operative behavior of patients who undergo bariatric surgery. The study notes that bariatric surgery is a proven mechanism for managing obe...