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Episode 347: Chew on This: Why gum is good for your post-operative bum

In episode 347, Mike and James get Mike Kolber to work us through all the evidence around chewing gum after bowel surgery. Believe it or not there are lots of studies and believe it or not there is reasonable benefit. The only tricky part would be to try to get hospitals to implement this protocol. 

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Clinical Question: Does chewing gum after surgery improve bowel function? 

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