Gastric Emptying in Older Patients

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrescribing for Elderly Patients
EditorsStephen Jackson, Paul Jansen, Arduino Mangoni
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780470024287
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Aetiology of disturbed gastric motor function in ageing
  • Diagnosis of gastroparesis - best established with scintigraphic gastric emptying study
  • Drugs associated with slow gastric emptying
  • Effect of healthy ageing on appetite regulation-anorexia of ageing
  • Gastric emptying in older patients
  • Historical weight loss - measure of nutrition deficits
  • Protein calorie malnutrition in elderly - by screening tool, SCALES or MNA

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