Long-term care residents who experience constipation from taking opioids to manage chronic pain may benefit from Amitiza, an oral drug recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
OK, I can't help myself. I'm in an incredibly silly mood as I sit to write my blog today. And I was thinking about how we as nurses see the world differently from "normal" folks. We are a sister- and brotherhood of odd humorists. Because if we can't laugh at it, we can't be a nurse!
A specific medication may restore bowel function more quickly than conventional treatment in critical care patients, researchers have found.