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Pharmacological management of constipation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19824937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The approach of this review is to give a pragmatic approach to using laxatives, based on a combination of what is known about mechanism of action and the available literature on evidence.
A V Emmanuel; J Tack; E M Quigley; N J Talley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society     Volume:  21 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1365-2982     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurogastroenterol. Motil.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-14     Completed Date:  2010-05-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9432572     Medline TA:  Neurogastroenterol Motil     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Physiology Unit, University College Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Constipation / drug therapy*,  microbiology
Gastrointestinal Tract / microbiology
Laxatives / classification,  therapeutic use
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Research Design
Treatment Outcome
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