Poop Patrol

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Poop Patrol, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10986It’s the one question that all parents seem to ask about their newborn – “Is this normal? How can such a small thing create such a lot of mess?” One of the things that stood out to me from Ross…

Opioids and Constipation

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Opioids and Constipation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://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…