Constipation in paediatric oncology.

  title={Constipation in paediatric oncology.},
  author={Karen Selwood},
  journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society},
  volume={10 1},
  • Karen Selwood
  • Published 2006 in
    European journal of oncology nursing : the…
Constipation is a common problem encountered by many children during treatment for childhood cancer. It can be distressing and impact on the quality of life for the child. However, the advice and information they and their families receive can vary enormously. The clinical practice group (a subgroup of the paediatric oncology nurses forum (PONF)) decided to examine the management of constipation throughout the paediatric oncology units in the UK. This paper presents the findings and the… CONTINUE READING