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Study Title and Description

Intervention with dietary fiber to treat constipation and reduce laxative use in residents of nursing homes.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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TitleData
Title Intervention with dietary fiber to treat constipation and reduce laxative use in residents of nursing homes.
Author Sturtzel B., Elmadfa I.
Country Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18382081

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
Arms
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2008
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country Austria
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design Randomized Controlled Trial (parallel)
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blindness Unspecified
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diet Unspecified
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feedcontrol Long-term care facility served all foods, and study intervention incorporated into provided diet
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sampsize 30
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runin Unspecified
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washout Not applicable
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dosechange No
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age_adult 1
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age_adol
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age_child
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age_baby
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age_infant
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age_oth
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age_mean ~85.3
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age_range 57-98
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bmi_mean NR
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip
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blhealth_diab
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blhealth_hyperten
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blhealth_digest
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blhealth_met
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blhealth_oth 1
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blhealth_othspec frail inhabitants of a geriatric ward with laxative use
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gender NR
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ftype1 Oat Bran
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descrip1_1
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descrip1_2
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dose1_1 18.0 g/100 g
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dose1_2
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duration1 12 weeks
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admin1 Combination of foods
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ftype2
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descrip2_1
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descrip2_2
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dose2_1
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dose2_2
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duration2
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admin2
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ftype3
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descrip3_1
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descrip3_2
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dose3_1
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dose3_2
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duration3
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admin3
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ftype4
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descrip4_1
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descrip4_2
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dose4_1
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dose4_2
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duration4
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admin4
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comparator1 matched
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cdose1 0.0
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cduration1 12 weeks
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cadmin1 Diet
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comparator2
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cdose2
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cduration2
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cadmin2
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comparator3
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cdose3
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cadmin3
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