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TRICKS OF THE TRADE TO EASE THE FEAR AND ANXIETY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING COLONOSCOPY.

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Donna Ernst

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):103-105

Donna Ernst, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, is Assistant Professor, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas.

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January 2019

NONINVASIVE DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION (REVIEW).

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Jacqueline Pich

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):101-102

Jacqueline Pich, PhD, BNurs (Hons I), BSc, is a member of the Cochrane Nursing Care (CNC); and is Lecturer, Faculty of Health, UTS Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia.

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January 2019

INTESTINAL DYSMOTILITY MIMICKING OBSTRUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH PRIOR BOWEL RESECTION SURGERY.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):95-100

Monica Y. Choe, RN, BSN, DNP Candidate, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California. Neha D. Shah, MPH, RD, CNSC, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California. Kirsten Regalia, MD, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California. Berkeley N. Limketkai, PhD, MD, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California.

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January 2019

Lactulose Management of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Systematic Review.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):84-94

Donna M. Zucker, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing, Amherst. Rhoda Redulla, DNP, RN-BC, Magnet Program Director, New York-Presbyterian/Weill-Cornell, New York, New York.

Minimal hepatic encephalopathy has been shown to increase risk of involvement in road traffic accidents and alter quality of life. This systematic review focused on the role of nonabsorbable disaccharides for the management of minimal hepatic encephalopathy. Randomized clinical trials that evaluated medical management of minimal hepatic encephalopathy were considered for inclusion. Read More

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January 2019
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Is Adherence to a Gluten-Free Diet by Adult Patients With Celiac Disease Influenced by Their Knowledge of the Gluten Content of Foods?

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):55-64

Stefania Paganizza, MSN, RN, is with Department of Surgery, S. Antonio Hospital, Padova, Italy. Renzo Zanotti, PhD, is with Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy. Anna D'Odorico, MD, is with Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy. Paola Scapolo, BSND, is with UOC Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition, Azienda Ospedaliera Padova, Padova, Italy. Cristina Canova, PhD, is with Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences and PublicHealth, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

The aim of this study was to investigate adherence to a gluten-free diet and potentially associated factors, focusing on the relationship between adherence and knowledge of the gluten content of foods and of celiac disease in general. A questionnaire was completed by adult patients diagnosed with celiac disease including demographics, dietary practices, sources of information, and attitude to the disease. Their knowledge of disease and gluten-free diet was assessed using a newly developed scale comprising 31 statements on celiac disease in general and foods appropriate in a gluten-free diet. Read More

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January 2019

Capnography Monitoring for Patients Undergoing Moderate Sedation: An SGNA Fellowship Project.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):49-54

Deborah Jo Kummer, BSN, RN, CGRN, is School Nurse, Hillel Community Day School, Rochester, New York; and previously, Staff Nurse, Highland Hospital Procedure Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York. Bonnie J. Walden, MS, RN, CNL, is Professor of Nursing, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York; and previously, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York.

The purpose of this Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Fellowship project was to determine whether capnography is more accurate than oximetry in identifying symptoms of respiratory depression in patients undergoing moderate sedation. Capnography provides an early warning of respiratory depression and airway compromise, especially when the medications used for sedation include opiates and benzodiazepines. It is a standard of care according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists that should be adopted in order to provide the safest possible environment for the delivery of moderate sedation. Read More

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January 2019

Current Evidence in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children With Celiac Disease.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):E3-E4

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January 2019

Current Evidence in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Children With Celiac Disease.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):41-48

Cara Gallegos, PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. Rachel Merkel, DNP, RN, CNE, is an Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Recent statistics report that 3 million people, or 1% of the population in the United States (U.S.), are affected by celiac disease (CD). Read More

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January 2019
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient Leaders' Responsibility for Disseminating Health Information Online.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):29-40

Dennis Owen Frohlich, PhD, Department of Mass Communications, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Medical professionals have long been concerned about the lack of accurate information in some online spaces. People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a great need for health information, and with the rise of social media platforms, patients are going online to share and receive health information from other patients. This study aimed to uncover how patient leaders of online IBD communities share health information, and how they conceive their responsibility to provide accurate information. Read More

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January 2019

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):E1-E2

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January 2019

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):20-28

Jingtao Chen, DNP, NP-C, is Instructor, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa. Patrick Brady, MD, FACG, is Professor, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common chronic disorder in industrialized countries. Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most frequent diseases encountered by primary care providers. The primary symptoms of GERD include heartburn, regurgitation, globus sensation, dysphagia, chest pain, and belching. Read More

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January 2019

Lower Bowel Dysfunction Following Acquired Brain Injury: A Challenge During Rehabilitation.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):12-19

Lena Aadal, PhD, is Head of Clinical Nursing Research, Hammel Neurorehabilitation and Research Centre, Denmark. Jesper Mortensen, PhD, Hammel Neurorehabilitation and Research Centre, Denmark. Simone Kellenberger, RN, is Education and Development Nurse, Hammel Neurorehabilitation and Research Centre, Denmark. Jørgen Feldbæk Nielsen, MD, DMSc, is Professor, Hammel Neurore habilitation and Research Centre, Denmark.

The aim of this prospective, descriptive cohort study is to describe the prevalence of lower bowel dysfunction, possible relationship to diagnosis and severity, use of laxatives, and defecation patterns in patients with acquired brain injury during inpatient rehabilitation. Enrollment consisted of all patients admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation hospital (n = 98) within a 3-month period and assessments of fecal incontinence and fecal constipation at admission were performed. Documentation of used laxatives, number of defecations, and the macroscopic form during 4 weeks was conducted. Read More

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January 2019
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PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE WHEN IT COMES TO SAFETY?

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Kathy A Baker

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):10-11

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January 2019

Systematic Review of Behavioral Therapy to Improve Swallowing Functions of Patients With Parkinson's Disease.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):65-78

Myung Sook Park, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, Chungju, South Korea. Jin Yi Choi, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, Chungju, South Korea. Young-Jin Song, MPH, is Occupational Therapist, Department of Occupational Therapy, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. Heejung Choi, PhD, RN, is Professor, Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, Chungju, South Korea. Eun-Jun Park, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, Chungju, South Korea. Eun Sun Ji, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, Chungju, South Korea.

Decreased swallowing function is a common and main cause of malnutrition and aspiration pneumonia in patients with Parkinson's disease. The aims of this systematic review were to summarize and qualitatively analyze the studies that have been published on behavioral therapies for improving swallowing functions in patients with Parkinson's disease. Studies published from January 2000 to December 2015 were identified via electronic database searches using Ovid-MEDLINE, Ovid-EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, and 8 Korean databases. Read More

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December 2018
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Using Performance Management to Implement a Preprocedural Checklist for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedures.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2019 Jan/Feb;42(1):79-83

Susan P. Wittren, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Instructor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Stephanie R. Cunningham Gregor, APRN, CNP, CNS, Instructor of Nursing, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Cynthia R. Niesen, DNP, MA, RN, NEA-BC, Director of Nursing, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Providing safe patient care is an important focus of healthcare organizations. In surgical settings, mortality rates have been shown to decrease from 1.5% to 0. Read More

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December 2018
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Utilizing Information Technology to Improve Influenza Vaccination in Pediatric Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Darla Shores, MD, is at Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, MD. Lindsay Wilson, MSN, RN, CPNP, is at Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, MD. Maria Oliva-Hemker, MD, is at Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Baltimore, MD.

Pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease are undervaccinated against influenza. Gastroenterology nurses are ideally situated to assist in improving vaccination in this population. The objective of this quality improvement project was to evaluate the implementation of information technology prompts within the electronic medical record to improve influenza vaccination during specialty clinic visits. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000321DOI Listing
December 2018
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Treatment in a Tertiary Intestinal Rehabilitation Center Improves Outcome for Children With Short Bowel Syndrome.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Maja Vugrinec Mamic´, MD, is Doctor, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Iva Hojsak, MD, PhD, is Doctor, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Zrinjka Mišak, MD, PhD, is Doctor, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Višnjica Kerman, BN, is Nurse, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Sanja Kolaček, MD, PhD, is Professor, Referral Center for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; and University of Zagreb Medical School, Zagreb, Croatia.

The aim of this study was to determine prognostic factors in pediatric patients with short bowel syndrome and very short bowel syndrome (defined as less than 25 cm of the bowel with or without colon). This was a retrospective, single-center, observational study that included patients with intestinal failure. Thirty-eight children with short bowel syndrome were included in the study (mean age at diagnosis = 8. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000324DOI Listing
December 2018
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Coping in African Americans With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Integrative Review of the Literature.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Patricia D. Scott, MSN, RN, is PhD Student, School of Nursing, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Joan S. Lockhart, PhD, RN, AOCN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, is with School of Nursing, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Karen E. Jakub, PhD, RN, is with School of Nursing, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rick Zoucha, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CTN-A, FAAN, is with School of Nursing, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Geoffrey C. Nguyen, MD, PhD, FRCP(C), is with Mount Sinai IBD Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Given the chronic nature of inflammatory bowel disease, understanding the coping behaviors of individuals affected with the disease is important to influence health outcomes. Although minorities comprise a significant portion of individuals with the disease, little is known about the potential influence of one's culture, specifically among African Americans, on coping with inflammatory bowel disease. This integrative literature review examined the past decade of research related to the coping behaviors of African Americans living with inflammatory bowel disease to identify opportunities for further research. Read More

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December 2018
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REDUCING GASTROINTESTINAL EFFECTS OF RADIOTHERAPY ON PRIMARY PELVIC CANCER.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):533-535

Natalie K. Bradford, PhD, MPH, BNur, is a member of the Cochrane Nursing Care (CNC), and is Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, at Centre for Children's Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000435DOI Listing
November 2018
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Nursing Interventions on Medication Adherence During Hepatitis C Treatment: Application of Self-Regulation Model.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):525-531

Sheila A. Williams, MSN, APRN-BC, is PhD student, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Hepatitis C virus is a common cause of liver disease nationally and globally. Medication adherence to hepatitis C treatment is important for viral eradication and the prevention of chronic disease. The purpose of this article is to identify a nursing middle-range theory to guide research on the impact of nursing interventions on medication adherence during hepatitis C treatment and to apply the theory to practice by providing examples of the theory application. Read More

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November 2018
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Women's Experiences of Intimate Relationships While Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):516-524

Megan Nguyen, MN, BScN, RN, is PhD Student, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Margaret M. Malone, PhD, MA, RN, BAAN, is Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Annette Bailey, PhD, MSN, BScN, RN, is Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jennifer Lapum, PhD, MN, BScN, RN, is Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic digestive disorder that commonly affects women. Research has shown that the illness experience of irritable bowel syndrome can disrupt social relationships. However, the area of intimate relationships has yet to be explored despite the deep involvement that intimate partners often have in the experience of living with chronic illness. Read More

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November 2018
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Abnormal Liver Enzymes.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):E3-E4

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November 2018
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Effectiveness of the Multidisciplinary Team Model in Treating Colorectal Cancer.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):491-496

Wen-Li Lin, MSN, Cancer Center, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Jia-Ling Sun, PhD, Department of Nursing, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan. Shu-Chan Chang, MSN, Cancer Center, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Tsung-Chih Tsai, MD, Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Pei-Hua Wu, MSN, Cancer Center, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Wen-Tsung Huang, MD, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Chao-Jung Tsao, MD, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan. Chien-Liang Lin, MD, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Taiwan.

The multidisciplinary team (MDT) model involves multiple medical professionals providing integrated medical care. Colorectal cancer (CRC) has the highest prevalence of cancer in Taiwan. This study examines and evaluates the survival rates of CRC patients treated under the MDT model. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000348DOI Listing
November 2018
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Implementing Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Into the Primary Care Setting.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):E1-E2

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November 2018
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Implementing Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines Into the Primary Care Setting.

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Vivian Kaiser

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):477-490

Vivian Kaiser, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Licensed Advanced Practice Register Nurse, State of Florida; and Advanced Practice Provider, Gastroenterology Department, Orlando Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Lake Nona, FL.

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of all cancers deaths. Despite public awareness, many healthcare providers and patients remain uninformed about colon cancer screening options alternative to colonoscopy. Research supports the lack of providers' education and patient knowledge. Read More

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November 2018
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Abnormal Liver Enzymes.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):497-507

Jose Melendez-Rosado, MD, is Gastroenterology Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida. Ali Alsaad, MBChB, is Internal Medicine Resident, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. Fernando F. Stancampiano, MD, is Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. William C. Palmer, MD, is Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida.

Abnormal liver enzymes are frequently encountered in primary care offices and hospitals and may be caused by a wide variety of conditions, from mild and nonspecific to well-defined and life-threatening. Terms such as "abnormal liver chemistries" or "abnormal liver enzymes," also referred to as transaminitis, should be reserved to describe inflammatory processes characterized by elevated alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, and alkaline phosphatase. Although interchangeably used with abnormal liver enzymes, abnormal liver function tests specifically denote a loss of synthetic functions usually evaluated by serum albumin and prothrombin time. Read More

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November 2018
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A Protocol-Driven Assessment Promotes a More Accurate Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Nov/Dec;41(6):508-515

Judith S. Moore, MSc, RN, PhD Student, is Functional Gut Nurse Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology, Central Clinical School, Monash University and The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Peter R. Gibson, MBBS (Hons), MD, FRACP, is Director of Gastroenterology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; and Professor of Gastroenterology, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Richard E. Perry, MBChB, DipObs, FRACS, is Colorectal Surgeon, Intus Digestive and Colorectal Care, Christchurch, New Zealand. Rebecca E. Burgell, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, is Gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology, Central Clinical School, Monash University and The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

A diverse range of conditions share symptoms commonly identified with irritable bowel syndrome. The objective of this study was to examine the diagnostic process in identifying additional diagnoses in women who are attending a clinic for evaluation of symptoms suggestive of irritable bowel syndrome. A retrospective audit was conducted of anonymous data gathered on consecutive female patients presenting to a specialist nurse-led service in Christchurch, New Zealand, with a provisional diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome. Read More

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November 2018
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Mastocytosis.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):E1-E2

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000420DOI Listing
October 2018
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A RARE CAUSE OF GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT WITH MULTIPLE-ORGAN DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):446-448

Omer Ozturk, MD, is at Division of Gastroenterology, Yüksek htisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Hayretdin Koklu, MD, is at Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. Evrim Kahramanoglu Aksoy, MD, is at Division of Gastroenterology, Keçiören Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. Seyfettin Koklu, Prof Dr, is at Division of Gastroenterology, 19 Mayıs Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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October 2018
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Impact of Nursing Interventions on Medication Adherence During Hepatitis C Treatment: State of the Science.

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Sheila Williams

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):436-445

Sheila Williams, MSN, APN-BC, is PhD student, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

This article is a literature review to determine the state of the science regarding the impact of nursing interventions in the treatment of hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a chronic disease impacting millions of people globally. Treatment is currently available that has the potential to cure the disease. Read More

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January 2019
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A Comparison of the Prevalence of Anxiety and Depression Between Uncomplicated and Complex IBD Patient Groups.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):427-435

Jeremy Yongwen Ng, BSc, is PhD Candidate, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Usha Chauhan, MN, is Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. David Armstrong, MA, MBChB, is Full Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. John Marshall, MD, MSc, is Full Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Frances Tse, MD, is Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Paul Moayyedi, PhD, MBChB, is Full Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Walter Reinisch, MD, is Adjunct Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Smita Halder, PhD, MBChB, is Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

Our study aimed to assess the physical and mental health aspects and quality of life of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We were interested in determining whether IBD patients with complex disease states had higher rates of anxiety and depression than those without complications. Complex and uncomplicated IBD patients were assessed using a demographic questionnaire, Short Form-12 (SF-12), and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS). Read More

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January 2019
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The Role of the Nurse Practitioner in the Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):424-426

Chelsea Hearn, MSN, FNP-BC, is Family Nurse Practitioner, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee. Betty J. Ellington, DNP, FNP-BC, AFN, is Associate Professor of Nursing, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee. Roberta Jones, MSN, RN, is Assistant Professor of Nursing, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee.

The incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has increased over the past few decades because of the obesity epidemic and is also strongly associated with diabetes Type 2. Patients often present asymptomatically until the liver disease becomes advanced. Alternatively, persons with NAFLD can present with various stages of inflammation, hepatosis, or fibrosis, which can eventually result in cirrhosis and lead to hepatocellular carcinoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000394DOI Listing
January 2019
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Use of an Educational Module to Improve Confidence and Knowledge of Celiac Disease Among Nurse Practitioners in Pennsylvania: A Quasi-Experimental Mixed-Methods Design.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):412-423

Aleda Elkin, DNP, FNP-BC, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Catherine Grant, DNP, FNP-BC, School of Nursing Faculty, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Timothy Coleman, DNP, FNP-BC, School of Nursing Faculty, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Susan M. Sereika, PhD, School of Nursing Faculty, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Accurate and prompt diagnosis of celiac disease has proven difficult due to the myriad of presenting symptoms and a lack of a clear diagnostic protocol. This pilot study investigated the use of an evidence-based multimedia educational module on nurse practitioner confidence and knowledge of celiac disease. Thirteen nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania completed all study activities, which involved the use of an online pretest, learning component, an immediate post-test, along with 2 follow-up surveys. Read More

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January 2019
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The Effect of Abdominal Massage on Constipation in the Elderly Residing in Rest Homes.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):396-402

Kıvan Çevik, is Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey. Aynur Çetinkaya, is Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey. Kübra Yiğit Gökbel, is at Manisa Celal Bayar University Hafsa Sultan Hospital, Manisa, Turkey. Başak Menekşe, is at Manisa State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey. Saadet Saza, is at Manisa Celal Bayar University Hafsa Sultan Hospital, Manisa, Turkey. Canan Tıkız, is at Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Faculty, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey.

Constipation is a health problem commonly seen in the elderly. In the present study, the effect of abdominal massage on constipation in the elderly was examined. The study sample consisted of 22 elderly people residing in a nursing home in the province of Manisa who were suffering from constipation in June 2014 to February 2015. Read More

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January 2019
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Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Fatigue-Associated Illness Experiences Among Koreans.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):388-395

Yeonsoo Jang, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, Yonsei University College of Nursing, Mo-Im Kim Nursing Research Institute, Seoul, South Korea. Sunjoo Boo, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor, Ajou University College of Nursing, Institute of Nursing Science, Suwon, South Korea. Hyera Yoo, PhD, RN, is Professor, Ajou University College of Nursing, Institute of Nursing Science, Suwon, South Korea.

Fatigue is one of the most common patient-reported symptoms and can result in poor quality of life in patients with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Little is known about the characteristics of fatigue in Korean patients with HBV. This study's purpose was to examine fatigue severity and explore health issues associated with fatigue in Korean patients with HBV. Read More

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January 2019
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Mastocytosis.

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Cathy S Birn

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):380-387

Cathy S. Birn, MA, RN, CGRN, CNOR, is Pre-Procedure Assessment Coordinator, Endoscopy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.

Mastocytosis is a rare and underdiagnosed disorder characterized by mast cell proliferation in the tissues and organs of the body. The gastrointestinal manifestations of the disease can be noted in approximately 70%-80% of those patients diagnosed with the disorder. Symptomatic manifestations of systemic mastocytosis can either be triggered spontaneously or be precipitated by a variety of situations, stimuli, and exposures. Read More

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January 2019
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GETTING THE WORD OUT ABOUT NURSES AND NURSING.

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Kathy A Baker

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Sep/Oct;41(5):377-378

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October 2018
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POSTDISCHARGE NAUSEA AND VOMITING SHOULD BE A GREATER CONCERN.

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Mark Welliver

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):356-360

Mark Welliver, DNP, CRNA, APRN, Professor of Professional Practice, School of Nurse Anesthesia, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth; and Director of Research and Clinical Staff Member, SunBelt Anesthesia Services Group, Jacksonville, Florida.

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August 2018
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A RARE COMPLICATION OF SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT: SPONTANEOUS COLONIC PERFORATION.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):352-354

Hayretdin Koklu, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. Taylan Kav, Prof Dr, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. Ege Altan, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. Nomingerel Tseveldorj, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. Emre Yekeduz, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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August 2018
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A RARE CASE OF CROHN DISEASE COMPLICATED WITH STEROID MONOTHERAPY-RELATED RETROPHARYNGEAL ABSCESS AND INITIALLY MISINTERPRETED PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM DEVELOPMENT.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):347-351

Michael Doulberis, PhD, MD, DVM, Department of Internal Medicine, Bürgerspital Hospital of Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland; and Division of Gastroenterology, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Ippokration Hospital, Medical School of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece. Jörg Dähn, MD, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bürgerspital Hospital of Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland. Jannis Kountouras, PhD, MD, is Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Ippokration Hospital, Medical School of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece. Volker Maier, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Bürgerspital Hospital of Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland. Arthur Helbling, MD, is Professor, Division of Allergology, University Clinic of Rheumatology, Immunology & Allergology, Inselspital/University Hospital Bern, Switzerland. Patrick Dubach, MD, is Head, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bürgerspital Hospital of Solothurn, Solothurn, Switzerland.

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August 2018
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Enhancing Self-management for Adults With Functional Abdominal Pain: A Registered Nurse-Led Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):321-332

Cynthia R. Niesen, DNP, MA, RN, NEA-BC, is Director of Nursing for Ambulatory Care, Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare, La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Donna M. Olson, MSN, RN, is Registered Nurse, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and Instructor in Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Kimberly D. Nowdesha, ADN, RN, is RN Data Management Analyst, Division of Surgery Research. Desiree A. Tynsky, BSN, RN, is Nurse Manager for Ambulatory Care, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and Instructor in Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Conor G. Loftus, MD, is Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Sonja J. Meiers, PhD, RN, is Professor of Nursing and Director of Graduate Programs in Nursing, Department of Graduate Nursing, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota.

Chronic disease accounts for three-quarters of today's medical expenditures. Functional abdominal pain (FAP) syndrome and associated gastrointestinal symptoms affect 0.5% to 2% of North Americans. Read More

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December 2018
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NASH Syndrome: The Coming Epidemic.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):E3

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August 2018
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NASH Syndrome: The Coming Epidemic.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):316-320

Christine Dominguez, FNP-C, CHPN, CHI Memorial, King University, Chattanooga, TN.

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a serious and rapidly growing problem affecting a population that was not previously recognized as high risk. Although treatments are limited, shedding light on those with a predisposition may allow for primary prevention, as there is presently no cure other than liver transplant. This study examines the risk factors, genetic predisposition, pathophysiology, and treatment options. Read More

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December 2018
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Bowel Preparation for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures With Sodium Picosulphate-Magnesium Citrate Is an Effective, Safe, and Well-Tolerated Option in Pediatric Patients: A Single-Center Experience.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):312-315

Fabio Cisarò, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy. Alida Andrealli, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy. Pierluigi Calvo, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy. Riccardo Guanà, MD, PhD, Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy. Michele Pinon, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy. Claudio Barletti, MD, Division of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, Turin, Italy.

To obtain optimal visualization of the colonic mucosa during gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures, an adequate bowel preparation is mandatory, but a standardized protocol is still lacking for pediatric patients. Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is currently the most used laxative, but the amount of liquid to be taken orally is a large volume for the pediatric population and it may not be well tolerated. The aim of our preliminary trial was to evaluate efficacy, tolerability, and safety of sodium picosulphate-magnesium citrate (SPMC) used as bowel preparation before colonoscopy in children. Read More

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December 2018
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Mesenteric Ischemia: Concepts of Care for the Bedside Nurse.

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Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):E1-E2

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August 2018
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Mesenteric Ischemia: Concepts of Care for the Bedside Nurse.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):305-311

Jose Canceco, BSN, RN, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, California State University, Los Angeles. Elizabeth J. Winokur, PhD, RN, CEN, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, California State University, Los Angeles.

Bedside nurses require excellent observational and assessment skills. Being knowledgeable about common diseases that often affect the population is essential; however, it is often more challenging to be informed about life-threatening conditions that rarely develop. Such is the case with mesenteric ischemia, a rare but complicated condition, which is difficult to diagnose, carries a degree of mortality of about 40%-70%, and is more common in people older than 50 years. Read More

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December 2018
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A Mobile App to Increase Informed Decisions About Colorectal Cancer Screening Among African American and Caucasian Women: A Pilot Study.

Gastroenterol Nurs 2018 Jul/Aug;41(4):297-303

Kelly Brittain, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Kendra Kamp, BSN, RN, is Doctoral Candidate, College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Christos Cassandras, PhD, is Professor, Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. Zachary Salaysay, BSN, RN, is Registered Nurse, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. José Gómez-Márquez, PhD, is Co-Director, Little Devices Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

At this time, there are no interactive mobile apps designed to increase informed decisions about colorectal cancer screening among women. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death among women. The study's purpose was to explore the usability, acceptability, and satisfaction with a mobile app designed to increase colorectal cancer screening informed decisions among 50- to 64-year-old women. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SGA.0000000000000319DOI Listing
December 2018
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