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Gastrointestinal dysfunction and nutrition

Sheila K. Adam and Sue Osborne

in Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780199215904
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597963 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215904.003.15

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Gastrointestinal dysfunction and nutrition

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Overview of physiology I - Overview of physiology II - Liver function - Immune function and the gastrointestinal tract - Gastrointestinal dysfunction: diarrhoea - Gastrointestinal dysfunction: constipation - Gastrointestinal dysfunction: gastric hypomotility and vomiting - Acute gastrointestinal haemorrhage - Acute liver failure - Pancreatitis I - Pancreatitis II - Nutrition: assessment - Nutrition: enteral - Nutrition: enteral feeding complications - Nutrition: enteral feeding tube types - Nutrition: feeds and daily requirements - Parenteral nutrition: care of the patient

Chapter.  7810 words. 

Subjects: Critical Care

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