Short bowel syndrome is an umbrella term that encompasses many different situations and surgical scenarios. These patients often have difficulty properly absorbing nutrients, water, and electrolytes depending on which segment of the small or large intestine has been removed. Dietitians can offer their expertise on which nutrients need to be supplemented and what nutrition interventions should be implemented. Join Courtney Lee, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT, CFCS as she guides you through everything from anastomoses to nutrient absorption to oral rehydration solutions.
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