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constipation


Constipation in children is a common condition and presentation in community pharmacy.1 Early assessment and intervention are necessary as constipation can cause considerable distress to the child and parents, may …

A two-part CPD podcast presented by Brett MacFarlane, Dr Treasure McGuire and others, about the human gastrointestinal tract, how constipation occurs and how to treat it Constipation is a common …

Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

When it comes to constipation management, one size doesn’t fit all. Pharmacists need to treat the individual suffering from constipation with consideration of their variable factors and red flags needing …

Pharmacists can play an important role in improving the awareness and management of faecal incontinence. By Karen Watkins BPharm, MTeach, Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University …

Leading pharmacist calls for more guidelines on colic, constipation and reflux in infants, as new survey shows 99% of pharmacists field questions on these disorders A new survey has found …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with Care Pharmaceuticals in an online course titled Management of paediatric constipation This course examines some of the common causes of constipation in children, …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at opioid induced bowel dysfunction The close relationship between diarrhoea and constipation is a situation that pharmacists commonly encounter. The use of many medications can …