News and practice for gastroenterology nurse specialists
Infants and children who are prescribed acid-reducing medications face a substantially higher risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection, according to analysis of UK data.
A large pilot study of a new bowel cancer screening test has demonstrated a major increase in participation rates across population groups, according to UK researchers.
Digestive health clinic with Dr Pixie McKenna
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Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
Older people in hospital are at risk of constipation, which is often poorly managed. Failure to treat the condition can lead to increased morbidity and longer hospital stays.
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