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Preoperative bariatric surgery programme barriers facing Pacific patients in Auckland, New Zealand as perceived by health sector professionals: a qualitative study

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin 1 on 12 November 2019

Authors

Tamasin A. Taylor
Wendy Wrapson
Ofa A. Dewes
Nalei Taufa
Richard J. Siegert

Year of Publication

2019

Source

BMJ, Vol 9(11), November 2019

Publication Type

Journal article

Abstract

Pacific people's low uptake of bariatric surgery options, as well as high preoperative attrition are higher than other population groups. This study explores health professionals' perceptions of the barriers for Pacific people.

Type of Study

Qualitative

How to Access

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029525