Constipation is common and not always well managed – it continues to be a serious problem in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. The American Gasteroenterology Association put out both a position statement and technical review earlier this year to give us all a few pointers.
It’s a nice breakdown – clinical subgroups, evaluation, tests, management, and even surgical treatment. The technical supplement provides a little more detail, and is definitely worth your time. Check them out in full at the links above.
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