gastrointestinal function

gastrointestinal function

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the extent to which foods (ingested or tube-fed) are moved from ingestion to excretion. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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In this form, DHA and AA cannot be digested into fatty acids and absorbed properly by many infants, patients with acute or chronic diseases or older adults because they lack sufficient endogenous enzymes or have impaired gastrointestinal function.
professor of neurology in the Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, RI, and the second on gastrointestinal function will be jointly led by Ronald Pfeiffer, M.
The license granted to Rhythm includes Ipsen's compounds and intellectual property related to analogs of the peptide hormones, ghrelin and MSH, which regulate food intake, energy homeostasis, and gastrointestinal function.
In particular, concepts of how the variety of extrinsic, intrinsic, and enteroendocrine pathways can intersect with nutrient-sensing receptors and impact gastrointestinal function and sensation are outlined, as well as the role of various food elements in FGIDs.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Entereg[R] (alvimopan) capsules to help patients regain gastrointestinal function earlier following bowel resection surgery.
The patents relate to the composition and use of the Formula in maintaining healthy gastrointestinal function while improving lipid health.
Up to 70% of the patients analyzed in an ongoing open-label, dose-escalation trial have reported improvement in one or more of several symptoms commonly associated with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy, including cognitive function, gastrointestinal function, muscle pain, arm and leg strength, fatigue and endurance.
DDI's tests are utilized in the assessment, detection, prevention, and treatment of heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, cardiovascular risk, metabolic abnormalities, and diseases of environmental origin.
The researchers, along with the Veterans Administration that was investigating how stress affects gastrointestinal function may have found a chemical compound that induces hair growth by blocking a stress-related hormone associated with hair loss.
DDI's tests are utilized in the assessment, detection, prevention, and treatment of heavy metal burden, nutritional deficiencies, gastrointestinal function, hepatic detoxification, metabolic abnormalities, and diseases of environmental origin.
of Colorado), practitioner Peterson (who specializes in oncology nursing) and their contributors closely describe care for alterations in immune and inflammatory response, neurological function, hemostasis and coagulation, blood flow and blood pressure, cardiovascular function, , respiratory function, endocrine function, gastrointestinal function, urinary tract function, genital and reproductive function, musculoskeletal function, visual and auditory function, integumentary function and neuropsychiatric function.
Third, in a March, 2015 presentation at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), company researchers showed that MT303, a small molecule glyceollin microbiome modulator, stimulated greater microbiome diversity, reduced absorption of dietary fat and mediated changes that improved gastrointestinal function in obesity-prone mice.

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