Gastrointestinal Complications

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394023
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323050 | DOI:
Gastrointestinal Complications

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Chapter 48 summarizes the important principles in the recognition and management of acute conditions in the gastrointestinal tract complicating acute neurologic illness. Bowel care in spinal cord injury, which is complicated because of neurogenic bowel disorder, receives attention here.

Chapter.  6141 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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