What Every Physician Needs to Know: Wernicke's Encephalopathy After Bariatric Surgery

December 14, 2017
The TMLT claims and risk management departments have seen an alarming increase in the number of claims filed related to Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) following bariatric surgery. Here are some risk management considerations related to WE.
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