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Question by  thebes1966 (43)

Where can I find studies on constipation regarding gerontology patients?

I am a doctor who works in a nursing home.


Answer by  MattK (1713)

The gerontology society and the journal of gerontology are very useful in bringing some of the latest study results regarding a great many of the issues encountered in this population.


Answer by  renganathm (23)

Studies on constipation regarding gerontology is concern with correlacting rectal and bladder dysfunction. Polypharmacy/Drug Side Effects Polypharmacy which may also increases the risk of constipation This are very common amoung patient the problen tis that a long term care setting. Patient should spent less time in toilet. constipated patients scored considerably fecal incontinence were identified.

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