oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Nutritional management after colonic interposition : SASPEN case study
|Article Title||Nutritional management after colonic interposition : SASPEN case study|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Western Cape|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||155 - 157|
|Keyword(s)||Colonic interposition and Nutritional management|
The patient, a 22-year old male, was admitted on 5 October 2009 after a suicide attempt by ingestion of caustic fluid (JIK® bleach). The patient was human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive, stage 2, with a CD4 count of 275, and no other relevant medical history. On admission, he was underweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 14.8 kg/m2.
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