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Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for people with cystic fibrosis

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Title
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for people with cystic fibrosis
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, October 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008227.pub2
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Authors

Somaraju, Usha Rani, Solis-Moya, Arturo

Abstract

Most people with cystic fibrosis (80% to 90%) need pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy to prevent malnutrition. Enzyme preparations need to be taken whenever food is taken, and the dose needs to be adjusted according to the food consumed. A systematic review on the efficacy and safety of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy is needed to guide clinical practice, as there is variability between centres with respect to assessment of pancreatic function, time of commencing treatment, dose and choice of supplements.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 2%
Spain 1 2%
South Africa 1 2%
Unknown 56 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 19%
Researcher 8 14%
Student > Bachelor 7 12%
Other 5 8%
Other 8 14%
Unknown 8 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 24 41%
Social Sciences 4 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 4 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 5%
Other 11 19%
Unknown 10 17%