(Colonic Ileus; Ogilvie’s Syndrome; Acute Colonic Pseudo-obstruction; Acute Nontoxic Megacolon)
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- Stomach pain
- Reduction in bowel movements
- Loose stools
- Bladder problems
- Blood tests
- Urine tests
- Early oral feeding
- Gum chewing
- Fluid restriction
- Medications that inhibit opioid receptors
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders http://www.iffgd.org
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov
Canadian Digestive Health Foundation http://www.cdhf.ca
Canadian Society of Intestinal Research http://www.badgut.com
Colonic ileus. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 12, 2014. Accessed December 18, 2014.
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/intestinalpo/index.htm. Updated February 26, 2014. Accessed December 18, 2014.
- Reviewer: Daus Mahnke, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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