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This stage involved looking at how long after admission aperients were given, which aperients were given and how long after admission patients' were bowels opened.
Patients were commenced on aperients on day four of admission on average.
His bowels are managed with aperients, and include a regimen of 150 mL of pear juice daily, with additional pear juice of 150 and 100 mL on four and three days of the week.
Twenty-three percent used complementary and self-initiated medications, which included vitamin and mineral supplements, aperients, analgesics, iron tablets, cold remedies, amino acid supplements, garlic, aloe vera and tea tree essential oil on a foot ulcer.