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Gastrointestinal tract disorders in the elderly

Gastrointestinal tract disorders in the elderly

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric gastroenterology.,
  • Gastrointestinal diseases -- In old age.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by J. Hellemans and G. Vantrappen.
    SeriesMedicine in old age,
    ContributionsHellemans, J., Vantrappen, G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC802 .G38 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2839899M
    ISBN 100443026548
    LC Control Number84001725

    Although gastrointestinal bleeding and neoplasia are important and common problems in the elderly patient, this review focuses on gastrointestinal disorders of function and motility. The most frequent gastrointestinal motor problems encountered by the gastroenterologist in the elderly patient include dysphagia, dyspepsia, anorexia, and Cited by:   "The elderly patient bereft of house, spouse and sense of purpose is often left with little more than loneliness, memories and a spastic bowel." So says I. N. (Solly) Marks of Capetown, South Africa, in his chapter in this book that is devoted to describing gastrointestinal (GI) tract problems in Author: Ben Eiseman.

    Chapter Gastrointestinal Disorders Multiple Choice 1. What is being assessed when auscultating the gastrointestinal system? 1. Changes in the abdominal appearance 2. Presence or absence of bowel sounds 3. Distension as well as spleen and liver size 4. Presence of a hernia ANS: 2 Feedback 1. A visual inspection is done or this. 2. Changes, functional disorders, and diseases in the gastrointestinal tract of elderly M. Grassi 1, L. Petraccia 1, G. Mennuni 1, M. Fontana 2, A. Scarno 1, S. Sabetta 1 and A. Fraioli 1 1Deparment Internal Medicine and Medical Disciplines. Unit of Internal Medicine E, Medical Therapy and Thermal Medicine - School of Specialization in Thermal.

    Gastrointestinal Disorders Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, including functional bowel diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease (CD) and colitis, afflict more than one in five Americans, particularly women. While some GI disorders may be controlled by diet and. Start studying Chapter Nutrition for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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Considering an increase in the life expectancy leading to a rise in the elderly population, it is important to recognize the changes that occur along the process of aging. Gastrointestinal (GI) changes in the elderly are common, and despite some GI disorders being more prevalent in the elderly, there is no GI disease that is limited to this age by: 7.

The first section is “a geriatric approach to gastrointestinal disorders” and contains a very good review of the epidemiology of gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly together with an interesting and fashionable chapter on “comprehensive geriatric assessment of older patients with GI disorders”.Cited by: 1.

Gastrointestinal tract disorders in the elderly. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Online version: Gastrointestinal tract disorders in the elderly. Edinburgh ; New York: Churchill Livingstone, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Hellemans; G Vantrappen.

With the dramatic increase of the aging population, the study and care of gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly have become priority topics for both clinicians and researchers.

The geriatric approach which includes the epidemiology and pharmacokinetics of drugs as well as a comprehensive multidimensional assessment is particularly important in managing older patients with gastrointestinal.

Your digestive tract stretches from your mouth to your anus. It includes the organs necessary to digest food and process waste. Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders in the Elderly (Medicine in old age) by J. Hellemans (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Functional disorders are those in which the gastrointestinal (GI) tract looks normal but doesn't work properly. They are the most common problems affecting the GI tract (including the colon and rectum). Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two common examples.

Many factors may upset the GI tract and its motility (or ability to. Brandt's book is longer and comprehensive, whereas The Aging Gut focused on areas about which little had been written previously as well as the causes of excess mortality in the aging population, such as biliary tract disease and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Brandt's book includes contributions by a pathologist and radiologist. The geriatric approach which includes the epidemiology and pharmacokinetics of drugs as well as a comprehensive multidimensional assessment is particularly important in managing older patients with gastrointestinal disorders, since these patients are likely to have multiple interacting problems that interfere with their daily function and.

Start studying Ch. 46 Caring for Clients with Disorders if the Lower GI Tract. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Aging and the Gastrointestinal Tract.

The object of the book is stated to. be ‘‘to assemble. the results of the more disorders in the elderly together with an. The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, alimentary canal, digestion tract, GI tract, GIT) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as mouth, esophagus, stomach and intestines are part of the gastrointestinal tract.

Latin: Tractus digestorius (mouth to anus), canalis. Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders represent the third cause of consultations by general practitioners among subjects older than 65 years in Western countries.

Although GI diseases in the elderly do not show peculiar characteristics, they often may present a more severe course, due Cited by: 5. In particular gastrointestinal satiety signals depends on gastric distension (a reduced ability to extend the gastric fundus is frequent in the elderly and may explain, at least in part, the reduction of food intake) and the interaction of nutrients with gastrointestinal tract receptors that stimulate the release of.

Pages in category "Gastrointestinal tract disorders" The following 95 pages are in this category, out of 95 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Gastrointestinal disorders are common in elderly patients, and the clinical presentation, complications, and management may differ from those in younger patient. Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases affect a dog's stomach and intestines, resulting in pain and other problems.

Any disorder that reduces the digestion or absorption of food, or alters its passage through the digestive tract, can be called a digestive disorder. Indeed, over one-half of all their gastrointestinal complaints are of a functional nature.

This, of course, makes the diagnosis of organic complaints all the more difficult in the geriatric patient. In this chapter, we shall deal primarily with organic diseases afflicting the gastrointestinal tract of the by: 1. Expert Consult functionality—new to this edition—further enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book.

Show less Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field.

The first section is “a geriatric approach to gastrointestinal disorders” and contains a very good review of the epidemiology of gastrointestinal disorders in the elderly together with an interesting and fashionable chapter on “comprehensive geriatric assessment of older patients with GI disorders”.Cited by: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders in the Elderly / C. Destro, S. Maggi and G. Crepaldi --Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment of Older Patients with Gastrointestinal Disorders / L.Z.

Rubenstein and L.V. Rubenstein --Effect of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics of.Gastrointestinal Disorders (1) Jillian Sullivan, MD MSCS Associate Professor of Pediatrics • Gastrointestinal manifestations include:** – Gastritis, ulcer disease, gastric cancer – (extra intestinal) Iron deficiency anemia H.

pylori InfectionFile Size: 1MB.The gastroenterologist will frequently encounter elderly patients with complaints of dysphagia, anorexia, dyspepsia, and disorders of colonic function. Understanding age-related changes in gastrointestinal physiology and effects of common comorbid illnesses enhances the ability to evaluate and treat these common, troublesome by: