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Bei Verstopfung: Einläufe mit warmem Wasser statt Natriumphosphat

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  • Treatment for constipation — In patients over the age of 70 years being treated with enemas for constipation, we suggest that patients receive warm water enemas rather than sodium phosphate enemas
  • Repeat screening for bone mineral density — In women 65 years of age and older with normal or slightly low bone mass (T-score -1.01 to -1.49) at baseline measurement and no risk factors for accelerated bone loss, we suggest follow-up dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in 10 to 15 years
  • Treatment for latent tuberculosis – For treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in HIV-negative adults we suggest three months of weekly isoniazid and rifapentine (given by direct observation)
  • Ivacaftor for cystic fibrosis – For all patients with cystic fibrosis who carry at least one copy of the G551D mutation and are six years of age or older, we recommend treatment with ivacaftor.
  • Monitoring liver function tests for statin therapy – We suggest checking baseline aminotransferase levels prior to initiating statin therapy; routine monitoring of these levels is not necessary for patients on statins.

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