Barriers to treating and managing obesity
Anna Dermenchyan, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, Department of Medicine, UCLA Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Obesity rates are on the rise in the United States and worldwide. Primary care providers are key to treating and managing patients who are obese. This presentation highlights some of the barriers faced by primary care providers in treating and managing obesity.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Dermenchyan, Anna; Doering, Lynn V.There are at least 5.7 million adults living with heart failure (HF) in the United States with 550,000 new cases each year. The purpose of this study is to summarize the current state of heart failure management in primary ...
Barriers to treating hypertension and preventing potential risk for cardiovascular disease among Haitians Baptiste, Diana Lyn; Hamilton, Jill B.; Sloand, Elizabeth; Fahlberg, Beth; Davidson, Patricia Mary (2016-07-13)Session presented on Friday, July 22, 2016: Purpose: Hypertension (HTN) is the greatest cause of morbidity in Haiti, where it is an identified cause of heart failure for 45% of patients, and primarily associated with more ...
Dermenchyan, Anna; Simon, Wendy (2016-07-13)Session presented on Saturday, July 23, 2016 and Sunday, July 24, 2016: Purpose: Since the 1999 IOM report To Err is Human highlighted that up to 98,000 preventable deaths occur annually in U.S. hospitals, efforts have ...
Dermenchyan, Anna (2017-07-24)Purpose: To implement strategies to improve care and patients’ experience and reduce readmissions for heart failure (HF) patients, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center accepted an invitation from the American College ...
Dermenchyan, Anna; Doering, Lynn V. (2017-07-27)The purpose of this abstract is to summarize a literature review on current approaches and outcomes of heart failure disease management support programs, with a focus on multidisciplinary teams, telemonitoring, and patient ...