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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

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 12 November 2019


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

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BMJ, Vol 9(11), November 2019

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Journal article


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.

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