[Guidelines for the treatment of functional constipation].

Abstract

Constipation is common in childhood. It can affect around 5-30% of the child population, depending on the criteria used for diagnosis. The currently recommended treatment is based on three main points: a) explanation, b) disimpaction and c) maintenance therapy consisting of diet changes, behavioural modification, and the use of laxatives. In the last… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anpedi.2010.09.017

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