TITLE

Guidelines for management of patients with a short bowel

AUTHOR(S)
Nightingale, J.; Woodward, J. M.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Gut;Aug2006 Supplement 4, Vol. 55, piv1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents guidelines for managing patients who have had an intestinal resection. A multidisciplinary team headed by an expert clinician should manage patients with a short bowel. There can be enhanced quality of safe care and also considerable cost savings if the multidisciplinary team manages such patients properly. Each patient with a short bowel should be diagnosed differently.
ACCESSION #
21961985

 

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