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Gastroenterology Nursing

News and practice for gastroenterology nurse specialists

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Guidance issued by NICE on diagnosing serious reflux in the young


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published guidance on treating gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in infants, children and young people more effectively.


Many patients at risk of bowel cancer ignore follow-up screening


More than a third of people with abnormal results from faecal occult blood testing drop out of future bowel cancer screening, UK researchers have warned.

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Digestive health clinic with Dr Pixie McKenna

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Assessing and supporting patients who have IBD

Assessing and supporting patients who have IBD

Assessing, treating and supporting people who have inflammatory bowel disease can be complex, but nurses can embed the 6Cs into care to ensure it is of a high quality

PEG tubes: dealing with complications

PEG tubes: dealing with complications Subscription Required

Complications arising from the insertion of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes can be life-threatening so nurses should be able to identify and manage them

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An innovative way to overcome the tricky issue of visiting hours


The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.

Do men have greater chewing power than women?

Do men have greater chewing power than women?

“Why men wolf down their meals while women take their time: The sexes have different chewing patterns,” the Mail Online reports, after a Korean study found men had “greater eating power” than women.



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