Published June 2017

Individuals pursuing bariatric surgery want to know what to expect upon during their stay at the hospital. This patient education document may include hospital policy, patient goals during the stay and possibly instructions for friends and family. In this section, you will find and outline of items to consider in the creation of your patient documents concerning the facility stay during the bariatric surgery process. The needs of each clinic will be different, and these resources are provided as a guide only.