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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | May 2005

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Relieving constipation

Relieving constipation

Pages: 12 - 16

Article topics: Continence, Fibre, Fluids, Laxatives

Fiona Wondergem discusses the need for community practitioners to provide evidence of effectiveness when managing constipation and advocates a stepped approach to care. Fiona Wondergem RGN, RSCN, BSc (Hons) is a Student Health Visitor, Leeds Metropolitan University, West Yorkshire. Article accepted for publication: February 2005