Resources

  • References


    Camilleri M, Kerstens R, Rykx A, Vandeplassche L. A placebo-controlled trial of prucalopride for severe chronic constipation.
    N Engl J Med.
    2008;358(22):2344-2354.


    Constipation.
    AGA Patient Center, American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at:
    http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/constipation. Updated January 2013.
    Accessed December 12, 2013.


    Constipation. American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Doctor website. Available at:
    http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/constipation.printerview.all.html. Updated October 17, 2012. Accessed December 12, 2013.


    Constipation. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at:
    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/constipation. Updated September 18, 2013. Accessed September 18, 2013.


    Treatment of constipation. International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders website. Available at:
    http://www.aboutconstipation.org/site/about-constipation/treatment. Updated November 22, 2013. Accessed December 12, 2013.


    What I need to know about constipation. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at:
    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/constipation%5Fez.
    Published September 11, 2013. Accessed December 12, 2013.


    6/25/2008 DynaMed Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Thomas J, Karver S, Cooney GA, et al. Methylnaltrexone for opioid-induced constipation in advanced illness.
    N Engl J Med.
    2008;358:2332-2343.


    11/30/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Arebi N, Kalli T, Howson W, Clark S, Norton C.

    Systematic review of abdominal surgery for chronic idiopathic constipation.
    Colorectal Dis.
    2010 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]


    6/20/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Attaluri A, Donahoe R, Valestin J, Brown K, Rao SS. Randomised clinical trial: dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation.
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther.
    2011;33(7):822-828.

  • Resources

    American Gastroenterological Association

    http://www.gastro.org

    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    http://www.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources