A 64-year-old man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and distention, as well as constipation of 8 days' duration.
For patients presenting to the emergency department in pain, who are subsequently admitted to the hospital, the cost per hour in moderate or severe pain averted is higher for patient-controlled analgesia vs standard care.
The FDA has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application for Trulance for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the ED for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.
The efficiency of self-administered hypnotherapy is equivalent to that of in-office hypnotherapy in relieving pediatric irritable bowel syndrome or functional abdominal pain.
Probiotics may alleviate pain in the short-term in children with recurrent abdominal pain.
A19-year-old female with no past medical history presents with right-sided lower abdominal pain for 2 years.
Treatment with a well-balanced diet, pancreatic enzymes, and antioxidants were effective in relieving chronic pancreatitis-associated pain.
These findings lay the groundwork for further consideration of OMT as a supplementary approach to standard care.
Two cases reported of seniors with atypical presentation, including nonspecific symptoms
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