Home-Based Treatment for Chronic Constipation
Chronic constipation is a very common problem that negatively affects the quality of life of patients, especially the elderly population. It can also lead to significant health care expenditure. Careful assessment by obtaining a thorough history and physical examination with limited indicated diagnostic testing is important to identify potential underlying etiologies and to treat effectively.
Al-Momani, Laith Adel; Arikapudi, Sowminya; Gaddam, Sathvika; Treece, Jennifer; Rashid, Saima; and Baumrucker, Steven. 2018. Home-Based Treatment for Chronic Constipation. Home Health Care Management and Practice. Vol.30(2). 93-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/1084822317746403 ISSN: 1084-8223