Soap Suds Enemas Are Efficacious and Safe for Treating Fecal Impaction in Children With Abdominal Pain.

@article{Chumpitazi2016SoapSE,
  title={Soap Suds Enemas Are Efficacious and Safe for Treating Fecal Impaction in Children With Abdominal Pain.},
  author={Corrie E Chumpitazi and Erin B Henkel and Karina L Valdez and B P Chumpitazi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={15-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Constipation is a common cause of pediatric abdominal pain and emergency department (ED) presentation. Despite the high prevalence, there is a dearth of clinical information and wide practice variation in childhood constipation management in the ED. The objective of the study was to assess the efficacy and safety of soap suds enema (SSE) in the therapy for fecal impaction in children with abdominal pain within the pediatric ED setting. The primary outcome was stool output following… CONTINUE READING
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