II. Definitions

  1. Bowel Pseudoobstruction (Ogilvie Syndrome)
    1. Acute Large Bowel dilation with risk of dysmotility (e.g. Diabetes Mellitus, Scleroderma)

IV. Risk Factors

  1. Non-operative Trauma
  2. Infection
  3. Heart disease (esp. CHF, MI)

V. Signs

VI. Diagnosis

  1. Negative evaluation for Mechanical Bowel Obstruction

VII. Resources

VIII. References

  1. Han (2022) Crit Dec Emerg Med 36(12): 4-10

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