Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michael L. Moritz, MD, is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine [...]
Multimodal interventions (chewing gum, early oral hydration and early mobilisation) on the intestinal motility following abdominal gynaecologic surgery.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of chewing gum, early oral hydration and early mobilisation on the time of first bowel sounds, first passage of flatus and first defecation following abdominal gynaecologic surgery. BACKGROUND: [...]
Practice paper of the academy of nutrition and dietetics abstract: ethical and legal issues of feeding and hydration.
It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that individuals have the right to request or refuse nutrition and hydration as medical treatment. Registered dietitians should work collaboratively as part of an [...]
Effect of exercise-induced dehydration on endurance performance: evaluating the impact of exercise protocols on outcomes using a meta-analytic procedure.
OBJECTIVE: It is purported that exercise-induced dehydration (EID), especially if ≥ 2% body weight, impairs endurance performance (EP). Field research shows that athletes can achieve outstanding EP while dehydrated > 2% bodyweight. Using the meta-analytic [...]