Inpatient Economic Burden of Postoperative Ileus Associated with Abdominal Surgery in the United States

@inproceedings{Goldstein2007InpatientEB,
  title={Inpatient Economic Burden of Postoperative Ileus Associated with Abdominal Surgery in the United States},
  author={Jay L. Goldstein and Karl A. Matuszewski and Conor Delaney and Anthony J. Senagore and Evelyn F. Chiao and Manan Shah and Kellie L Meyer and Thomas A Bramley},
  year={2007}
}
pain, nausea, vomiting, and the inability to advance the diet during the postoperative period. Complications of POI include atelectasis and pneumonia. If POI is prolonged, poor wound healing can result, in part, from nutritional deficits. Although the duration of POI is partially dependent on the extent of surgical manipulation, the surgical site, and patient characteristics, a delay in return to normal bowel function beyond three days after surgery is considered prolonged and, as such, is… CONTINUE READING
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