The nurse's role in managing constipation.

  • Arden Day
  • Published 2001 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


Constipation is a problem that affects patients in many care settings. Although recommendations are made for specific groups of patients with constipation, such as older patients and children, there is less information available for general adult patients. Angela Day discusses the need for clinical audit to ensure that nurses are using the most effective options for managing and preventing constipation, and examines the treatment options currently available.

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@article{Day2001TheNR, title={The nurse's role in managing constipation.}, author={Arden Day}, journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)}, year={2001}, volume={16 8}, pages={41-4} }