Nutritional position and growth and the use of

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nutritional position and growth and the use of parenteral nourishment and defined enteral formulas to reverse malnourishment, growth failure, and infection in Pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease are discussed. There are some medical conditions that have been known to be related to chron’s disease such as Anemia, Colon disease, rectal bleeding and Ulcerative Colitis. Although there is no cure for Chron’s disease there are some treatments and medications known to help ease some of the complications. The objectives for treatment are to decrease inflammation, to relieve symptoms of discomfort, diarrhea, and bleeding and to eradicate nutritional insufficiencies. here are several types of drugs used to treat Crohn's disease. The first stage typically includes reducing inflammation. Numerous individuals are first treated with sulfasalazine (Azulfidine). This medication is the most common of those that contain mesalamine. Mesalamine is also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA. If an individual doesn’t react to sulfasalazine, the physician may recommend additional forms of medications that have 5- ASA. Corticosteroids known as prednisone are alternative class of pills that decrease infection. Crohn's disease could also be treated with treatments that stop the immune system
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  • Winter '11
  • Staff
  • Nutrition, The Digestive System, Ulcerative colitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, bowel disease, growth failure, Crohn, NUTRITION CARE PLAN

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