Patients' experiences of their intake of food and fluid following gastrectomy due to tumor.

@article{Olsson2002PatientsEO,
  title={Patients' experiences of their intake of food and fluid following gastrectomy due to tumor.},
  author={Ulla Olsson and Ingegerd L Bergbom and Ingvar Bosaeus},
  journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={146-53}
}
Several studies have documented patients' intake of parenteral and enteral nutrition following gastrointestinal surgery. There is a lack of knowledge, however, regarding patients' experiences of intake of food and fluid following gastrointestinal surgery. The aim of this study was to describe patients' experiences of their appetite, hunger, changes in weight, and intake of food and fluid three months after gastrointestinal surgery due to tumor. Fifteen patients were invited to be interviewed… CONTINUE READING

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The aim of this study was to describe patients ' experiences of their appetite , hunger , changes in weight , and intake of food and fluid three months after gastrointestinal surgery due to tumor .
The findings contribute to a deeper understanding of these patients ' nutritional regimen and suggest the individual 's personal situation and living circumstances should be considered when developing a nutritional plan following gastrointestinal surgery for tumor .
The findings contribute to a deeper understanding of these patients ' nutritional regimen and suggest the individual 's personal situation and living circumstances should be considered when developing a nutritional plan following gastrointestinal surgery for tumor .
The aim of this study was to describe patients ' experiences of their appetite , hunger , changes in weight , and intake of food and fluid three months after gastrointestinal surgery due to tumor .
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