Gastrointestinal Disorders

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March 16, 2016
Cutting-edge research suggests that the health of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract affects brain function. Coupled with copious evidence that nutrition has an impact on both mental and physical health, especially in young people, it's essential we...
Set of three Clinical Practice Guidelines: Altered Nutritional Status , Dehydration and Fluid Maintenance , and Gastrointestinal Disorders . Hard Copy incl. free electronic copy Electronic Copy* Member $86 $69 Non-Member $118 $94 Click here to...
This presentation explores the care of two common problems encountered by the nursing home resident - urinary incontinence and constipation. The presenter will highlight behavioral (or non-pharmacological) approaches in management, primarily...
Although aging has relatively minimal effects on gastrointestinal (GI) function, age-related changes can cause or contribute to several GI disorders. Aging can result in impaired function of the gastric mucosal barrier and increased risk of peptic...
Policy I-00 Becomes Policy March 2000 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA should develop model clinical guidelines for the prevention, ongoing monitoring, and management of dehydration and fecal impaction; and be it further RESOLVED, that AMDA...
Constipation and diarrhea are common problems in the post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) setting. Up to 80% of patients are affected. Chronic constipation has been shown to affect both overall psychological well being and quality of life...