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Prophylactic laxative regimens may prevent constipation but may increase diarrhea and subsequent rectal tube insertion. Our aim was to compare three prophylactic laxative regimens on the rate of rectal tube insertion (primary outcome) and major constipation- or diarrhea-associated complications.
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Name: Journal of critical care
Surgical site infections are related to a high morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs. Despite ample evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of antimicrobials to prevent surgical site infections, ...
To pilot a peer-based intervention for people living with HIV who used substances, had challenges with antiretroviral adherence and would be discharged from hospital to community.
Current strategies to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are not controlling the epidemic. The efficacy of doxycycline STI postexposure prophylaxis shows promise in pilot studies, but wide...
On-demand oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) has been approved for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in MSM in France following the results of clinical studies, but data are ...
Psyllium in granular dosage form is used as an over - the counter safe laxative drug. It has a considerable hygroscopic propriety which allows it to retain water and expands rapidly to become many tim...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate a daily dose of BLI400 Laxative for safety and efficacy versus lubiprostone in constipated adults.
This randomized phase II trial studies how well macrogol 3350-based oral osmotic laxative (polyethylene glycol 3350) works in preventing cancer in patients at risk of colorectal cancer. Ch...
the laxative-probiotic sequential treatment might reduce the symptoms of IBS and alter the fecal microbiota of the patients in a more robust manner .
The objective of this study is to evaluate a daily dose of BLI400 Laxative for safety and efficacy versus placebo in constipated adults.
The objective of this study is to evaluate BLI801 laxative in adults experiencing non-idiopathic constipation.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Hospital-sponsored provision of health services, such as nursing, therapy, and health-related homemaker or social services, in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...