Prevention of constipation through risk management.

  title={Prevention of constipation through risk management.},
  author={Janice Richmond},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={17 16},
          39-46; quiz 47-8
  • Janice Richmond
  • Published 2003 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
Constipation is a common problem for patients in community and hospital settings. It can have significant personal costs for individuals, including discomfort, pain, reduced quality of life and other serious physical complications. The author explores the prevention of constipation using a risk assessment approach.