Ahlam F Alotaibi

Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University Medical City, King saud university, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Knowledge and Perception of Bariatric Surgery among Physicians at King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Wael Saleh Almogheer*, Ayan Ahmed Hassan and Ahlam F Alotaibi

    Background: Obesity has become one of the most common and chronic nutritional problems worldwide. However, Bariatric surgeries were among the common solutions provided by nutritionists and physicians to avoid obesity complications, especially among chronic diseases patients. Aim: The present study aimed at identifying the level of perception among physicians working in King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC) about the role of bariatric surgery in their management of obesity and to identify factors that influence referral patterns. Method: A descriptive cross-sectional survey was administered over a sample of 127 physicians from King Saud University Medical City (KSUMC) in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia. The study adopted the questionnaire as a data collection tool. The study questionnaire consisted of 27 questions intended to assess the perception toward treatment and management of baria.. Read More»

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