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Clinical Practice Update

Management of short bowel syndrome (SBS)

Experts provide 12 best practices for the management of short bowel syndrome (SBS).

Guideline Tool kits

Members only access the guideline tool kits

Best practice advice areas

1. Bowel anatomy

2. Nutrition assessment

3. Diet

4. Parenteral nutrition (PN)

5. Oral rehydration solution

6. Pharmacologic therapy

7. Drug dosing

8. Surgery

9. Glucagon-like-peptide-2 (GLP-2)

10. Prevention of complications

11. Referral for intestinal transplantation (ITX)

12. Education and support for patients and caregivers