Gastrointestinal symptoms

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Gastrointestinal 						symptoms

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This chapter covers gastrointestinal symptoms, including oral problems and how to manage them, nausea and vomiting, antiemetic drugs, constipation, diarrhoea, intestinal obstruction, hiccup, anorexia/ cachexia/ asthenia, ascites, tenesmus and temesmoid pain, dyspepsia, gastrointestinal bleeding, and bowel stoma care.

Chapter.  12836 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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