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Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and clinical management

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Description

 

This review provides a clinically focused, evidence-based approach to the medical and surgical management of two of the most common causes of menstrual disturbance: primary endometrial dysfunction and leiomyomas (fibroids).

Postmenopausal bleeding and the management of malignancy are beyond the scope of this article.

Learning Outcomes

 

  • Identify any red flag symptoms that would necessitate further investigation with colonoscopy to exclude colorectal malignancy through careful history taking and clinical assessment of the patient with constipation undertaking
  • Coordinate lifestyle modifications, if these are not effective, choose treatment with osmotic and stimulant laxatives
  • Explain the next steps if there is no response to pharmacological treatment and when it is suitable

 

Focus
Gastroenterology, constipation, symptom, medical history, colonoscopy, colorectal malignancy, laxative, diet, lifestyle 

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Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and clinical management
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Duration
1 hour
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1 hour
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