Current strategies for preventing or ameliorating postoperative ileus: a multimodal approach.

  • Richard H Gannon
  • Published 2007 in
    American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP…
PURPOSE Internal and external factors that contribute to postoperative ileus (POI), the efficacy and safety of various nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions that have been evaluated for the prevention or amelioration of POI, and the current multimodal approach used in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery are described. SUMMARY… CONTINUE READING