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acute pancreatitis canada guideline

S N Duggan, N D Smyth, M O'Sullivan, S Feehan, P F Ridgway, K C Conlon
BACKGROUND: Many guidelines exist for the nutritional management of acute pancreatitis; however, little is known regarding current practice. We aimed to investigate feeding practices, including the use of parenteral/enteral nutrition. METHODS: The study design was a cross-sectional, descriptive survey. Electronic surveys were sent to dietitians in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Canada. Of 253 dietitians surveyed, 204 saw patients with acute pancreatitis regularly or occasionally and were included in the analyses...
August 2012: Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics: the Official Journal of the British Dietetic Association
Geoffrey C Nguyen, Morgan Rosenberg, Rachel Y Chong, Christopher A Chong
BACKGROUND: Cholecystectomy is recommended during hospitalizations for acute biliary pancreatitis (ABP). OBJECTIVE: We sought to assess the population-based effectiveness of index cholecystectomy by using nationwide data. DESIGN: Retrospective, cohort study. SETTING: All acute-care hospitals in Canada from 2007 to 2010. PATIENTS: This study involved patients admitted for ABP in the Canadian Institutes for Health Information hospital discharge database...
January 2012: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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