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BURDEN OF INPATIENT CARE FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH CONSTIPATION

Background: Constipation is a common pediatric complaint and cause of abdominal pain in the pediatric age group. Management for constipation is generally completed in the outpatient setting, but many patients may require inpatient management after [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on BURDEN OF INPATIENT CARE FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH CONSTIPATION

PHYSICIAN PRACTICES SURROUNDING CONSTIPATION MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS

Background: Despite its prevalence, constipation is frequently under-recognized and treated with ineffective agents in hospitalized older adults.Methods: An anonymous survey was distributed to physicians regarding constipation management in hospitalized older adults. Chi-square or Fisher’s exact, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:01+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Geriatrics, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN PRACTICES SURROUNDING CONSTIPATION MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED OLDER ADULTS

TREATMENT WITH METHYLNALTREXONE IN PATIENTS WITH OPIOID-INDUCED CONSTIPATION WITH OR WITHOUT ACTIVE CANCER

Background: Subcutaneous (SC) methylnaltrexone (MNTX) is approved for opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic noncancer pain and OIC in adults with advanced illness or with active cancer who require opioid dosage escalation for palliative [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:19+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on TREATMENT WITH METHYLNALTREXONE IN PATIENTS WITH OPIOID-INDUCED CONSTIPATION WITH OR WITHOUT ACTIVE CANCER