6. Gastrointestinal Disorders

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch6

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) Gastrointestinal Disorders, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Appendicitis;
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan;
  • Constipation;
  • Diarrhea;
  • Diverticular disease;
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD);
  • Gastrointestinal disorders;
  • Ischemic bowel;
  • Pancreatitis;
  • Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1 Appendicitis

  • Part 2 Diverticular Disease

  • Part 3 Ischemic Bowel

  • Part 4 Pancreatitis

  • Part 5 Constipation

  • Part 6 Diarrhea

  • Part 7 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease