NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #10Navigating Home Care: Enteral Feeding-Part One
Ms. Barnadas gives guidelines for the selection of patients who will benefit from enteral feeding, where to obtain help in paying for it and most importantly, training the patient and/or caregiver(s) in the proper feeding and methods for maintaining the equipment.
A SPECIAL ARTICLEPancreatic Insufficiency in Children
Exocrine-pancreatic insufficiency should be considered in the work-up of any pediatric patient with features of malabsorption, according to Doctors Pohl and Easley. In their paper the doctors discuss the causes and treatment of exocrine-pancreatic insufficiency in children as well as current testing techniques.
A CASE TO REMEMBERColonic Ulceration and Diclofenac/Misoprostol: A Case Report
Doctors Hicks and Mason present a case of colonic ulceration secondary to daily ingestion of diclofenac/misoprostol for chronic pain.
FELLOWS' CORNERWhat Is Your Diagnosis?
Presented is a case of a 11-year-old girl with a five-year history of iron deficiency anemia and occult bleeding. A case for you to diagnose.
A SPECIAL ARTICLEIntestinal Performance of Two Mesalamine Formulations in Patients with Active Colitis and Assessed by Gamma Scintigraphy
Using gamma scintigraphy, the authors visualize the transit of mesalamine in patients with active coliits.