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1Acquired Impairment of Gastrointestinal Motility SummaryNameInstitutional AffiliationCourseInstructor’s NameDate
2Acquired Impairment of Gastrointestinal Motility SummaryThe gastrointestinal (GI) system is important for the nutrition of the body. Normalgastrointestinal functioning requires that the organs adjust accordingly to changing volumes,food contents so that digestion, absorption, and excretion of food residues from the gut isefficient. For this journal, I chose the topic ‘Acquired Impairment of Motility,’ for which I foundan article by Bielefeldt et al. (2016) that focused on hypomotility. Normal GI motility is largelydependent on forces generated by smooth muscle cells; thus, any impairment can affect foodintake, transport, absorption, and defecation.Hypomotility problems account for the majority of the GI tract motility problems and caneither be congenital or acquired. Bielefeldt et al. (2016) mention that most acquired hypomotility

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