bowel rest

bowel rest

The intentional restriction of oral nutrition, typically used with other therapies for patients with gastrointestinal diseases such as bowel obstruction, ileus, pancreatitis, or acute abdomen.
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Then, pemetrexed therapy was terminated, and bowel rest and total parenteral nutrition were initiated.
Most patients with right-sided diverticulitis respond well to conservative treatment, including bowel rest and antibiotics to cover Gram-negative, and anaerobic pathogen was suggested [sup][9],[10] in patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis.
People who have gallstones but don't have any symptoms may need no treatment, he said and added that in mild cases, treatment includes bowel rest, fluids and antibiotics given through a vein, and pain medicine.
The concept of bowel rest for anastomotic healing has no scientific basis; fear of dehiscence with early feeding is an important factor for restriction of oral nutrition in postoperative period, although increased wound healing and anastomotic strength after early feeding have been demonstrated.
Recommended treatment for Crohn's disease is bowel rest, optimal nutrition, and symptom management (Collins, 2009).
3% of unvaccinated infants had abdominal imaging, were ordered for bowel rest, or received intravenous antibiotics.
This is a gradual process, and infants who have undergone gastroschisis repair might experience occasional setbacks, including need for bowel rest or additional surgery.
If ileal diverticulitis is diagnosed on computed tomography (CT) scan, the patient should be treated in a nonoperative manner with intravenous antibiotics and bowel rest.
Complete and prolonged bowel rest allows reducing stool volume, but volumes nearly always remain above 150 ml/kg/day.
Considering both hemodynamic stability and no other serious multiple organ injury, we decided to manage the patient conservatively with bowel rest, total parenteral nutrition, electrolyte replacement, analgesics, proton pump inhibitors, octreotide, tienam and Ultrasound-guided percutaneous catheter drainage in the pelvic.
1), conservative measures (fluid replacement, pleural drainage, total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and bowel rest for 2 weeks) were initiated.