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Opioids and Constipation

Cite this article as: Ben Lawton. Opioids and Constipation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6863Opioids and constipation   The bottom line -Opioids are an illogical choice for treating pain associated with constipation -Pain needs to be treated promptly and effectively -Abdominal pain requiring opioids should raise suspicion of a surgical diagnosis   Why…

Constipation week – Day 5 – Advice and information for parents

Cite this article as: Angela Clarke. Constipation week – Day 5 – Advice and information for parents, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5639Education of the child and family of the physiology of constipation and mechanism of overflow soiling is important.  Below are some tips, tricks, and generally things not to forget. See our…

Constipation week – Day 4: Evidence on Tough Topics

Cite this article as: Angela Clarke. Constipation week – Day 4: Evidence on Tough Topics, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5638Bottom line: (pun definitely intended!) A PR examination should only be undertaken by a doctor competent to interpret features of anatomical abnormalities or Hirschsprung’s disease e.g. paediatric surgeons TFTs and coeliac screen should…