Effectiveness of coffee for postoperative ileus in patients following abdominal surgery: A systematic review protocol

Shu Chen Kuo, Pei Fan Mu*, Li Yin Chang, Shin Shang Chou, Mei Yin Lee, Jui Yuan Su, Chiung Fen Shih, Marianne Curia

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Review question/objective: The purpose of this systematic review is to critically appraise, synthesize and present the best available evidence concerning the effects of coffee on postoperative ileus following abdominal surgery. The review will consider the effect of coffee and decaffeinated coffee on recovering gastrointestinal function, time to first bowel movement, time to first flatus, time to tolerance of solid food, postoperative complications and length of hospital stay.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2072-2079
Number of pages8
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Coffee
  • Flatus
  • Gastrointestinal function
  • Postoperative ileus

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