Diagnosis and management of slow transit constipation in adults

Marples, Gwen (2011) Diagnosis and management of slow transit constipation in adults. Nursing Standard, 26 (8). pp. 41-48. ISSN 0029-6570

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Chronic constipation is regarded as one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints. This article focuses on a type of functional disorder of the digestive system known as slow transit constipation - a poorly understood condition that occurs in adults and children. This article is limited to its presentation and management in adults and is aimed at nurses without any specialist knowledge of the topic.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: colonic motility, continence
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 10:42
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 15:26
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4001

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