Living with intestinal failure caused by Crohn disease: not letting the disease conquer life.

Abstract

This article reports the findings of what it means to live with intestinal failure caused by Crohn disease and how it influences daily life. Ten patients, 7 with an ostomy and 7 on home parenteral nutrition followed up at an outpatient clinic for patients with intestinal failure, were interviewed using a qualitative, phenomenological-hermeneutic method. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000085

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