Approach to the Patient with Constipation

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1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples of Clinical Gastroenterology
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781405169103
StatePublished - Feb 4 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Chronic constipation-heterogeneous disorder
  • Clinical evaluation of chronic constipation
  • Complications of constipation
  • Epidemiology
  • Etiology, subtypes, and pathophysiology of chronic constipation
  • Psychological distress, abuse, and impact on quality of life
  • Treatment of chronic constipation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Rao, S. S. C. (2009). Approach to the Patient with Constipation. In Principles of Clinical Gastroenterology (pp. 373-398). Wiley-Blackwell.