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Unformatted text preview: obstructions; progress to high kcal., high protein with fat restriction. Bacterial Overgrowth – happens when gastric acid decreases and bacteria from the colon gets into the small intestine; dismantles bile salts; treat with antibiotics & fat restricted diet. Short Bowel Syndrome – happens when part of small intestine removed due to cancer, inflammatory bowel disease; can result in weight loss, muscle wasting, malabsorption, anemia, and bone disease; depends on location and amount removed; IV fluids, then high complex carbohydrate, low fat, and low oxalate recommended. Celiac Disease – hereditary disorder where intestine is sensitive to gluten protein (found in wheat, rye and barley); can cause malabsorption of many nutrients, steatorrhea, diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition; treat with gluten free diet (reverses intestinal changes); can use rice, potato, and soybean flour, or cornmeal; watch food additives....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 220 taught by Professor Mercer during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '09