Constipation: identifying the problem

Eberhardie, Chris (2004) Constipation: identifying the problem. Nursing Older People, 15(9), pp. 22-26. ISSN (print) 1472-0795

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Abstract

Constipation is a common problem in older age and a costly one, both in terms of treatment and distress caused to patients. This article describes the causes of constipation and outlines various strategies nurses can employ to identify and assess it.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Nursing and midwifery
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences
Depositing User: Lucinda Lyon
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2009 11:57
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2010 10:02
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/4487

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