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Study Title and Description

Use of fiber instead of laxative treatment in a geriatric hospital to improve the wellbeing of seniors.



Key Questions Addressed
1 Is this an intervention study?
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Use of fiber instead of laxative treatment in a geriatric hospital to improve the wellbeing of seniors.
Author Sturtzel B., Mikulits C., Gisinger C., Elmadfa I.
Country Department of Nutritional Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 19214342

Secondary Publication Information
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Extraction Form: Fiber 4.1
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
pubyear 2009
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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 All food provided
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sampsize 30
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runin No
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washout No
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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 57-100
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bmi_mean
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bmi_range
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blhealth_healthy
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blhealth_hyperlip
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blhealth_met
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blhealth_oth 1
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blhealth_othspec frail patients 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 7-8
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dose1_2
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duration1 12 weeks
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admin1 Diet
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dose4_1
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duration4
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comparator1 Control
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cdose1 0
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cduration1 12 weeks
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cadmin1 Diet
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