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Gastrointestinal

August 2007 Vol. 2 No. 8

Author: Krista A. White, MSN, RN, CCRN

A patient complains of bloating, abdominal tenderness, and constipation. Nothing unusual? Maybe. But if you’re too quick to dismiss these symptoms, you could be overlooking a serious condition called Ogilvie’s syndrome.

June 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 6

Author: Sally K. Miller, PhD, APN, FAANP

Most patients manage the heartburn, nausea, and belching of gastroesophegeal reflux disease with lifestyle changes and medications. But some may experience a dangerous symptom cluster that warns of more serious problems.

April 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 4

Author: Marion Condon, MS, RN

Technological advances, special equipment, and screening algorithms help healthcare facilities and nurses meet the needs of bariatric patients while reducing worker injury.

April 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 4

Author: Paul Merrel, MSN, RN

Even if you’re accustomed to inserting feeding tubes, the procedure can cause complications. The authors provide safety guidelines to help you make feeding-tube insertion safer.

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