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Bowel Dysfunction : A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Professionals

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Brigitte Collins, Elissa Bradshaw, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This definitive guide for healthcare professionals looks at functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor, as well as the treatments used within the current healthcare context.
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Collins, Brigitte
Bradshaw, Elissa
Responsibility
Brigitte Collins, Elissa Bradshaw, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 269 p.) : 73 illus., 50 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319432144
9783319432120 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation
Fecal Incontinence
Abstract
This definitive guide for healthcare professionals looks at functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor, as well as the treatments used within the current healthcare context.
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- 1. The Background -- 2. Anatomy and Physiology of the Large Bowel (Colon) and Pelvic Floor -- 3. The Epidemiology of Faecal Incontinence and Constipation -- 4. Investigations -- Part II. Causes and Assessment of Bowel Dysfunction -- 5. The Causes of Constipation -- 6. The Assessment of Constipation -- 7. Causes of Faecal Incontinence - 8. The Assessment of Faecal Incontinence -- Part III. Treatments for Bowel Dysfunction -- 9. Conservative Management -- 10. Food Choice as a Management Strategy in Bowel Dysfunction -- 11. The Pharmacological Management of Chronic Constipation and Faecal Incontinence -- 12. Rectal Irrigation -- 13. Neuromodulation -- 14. Surgery -- 15. Psychological Medicine for Bowel Dysfunction.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
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0692
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Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2080, "Constipation", is also available.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided. The French version of this pamphlet 2080, "Constipation", is also available.
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Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
0692
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2080
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On parle de constipation lorsque vous n’allez pas à la selle (vous ne faites pas caca) très souvent ou lorsqu’il est difficile d’évacuer les selles. On dit aussi « être constipé ». Cette brochure explique les causes courantes de la constipation et énumère les choses que vous pouvez faire pour améliorer la situation. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont aussi précisés. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0692, “Constipation”. Constipation is when you don…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Emergency Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (4 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation
Specialty
Emergency
Abstract
On parle de constipation lorsque vous n’allez pas à la selle (vous ne faites pas caca) très souvent ou lorsqu’il est difficile d’évacuer les selles. On dit aussi « être constipé ». Cette brochure explique les causes courantes de la constipation et énumère les choses que vous pouvez faire pour améliorer la situation. Les symptômes qui exigent des soins médicaux immédiats sont aussi précisés.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0692, “Constipation”. Constipation is when you don’t have bowel movements (poops) very often, or they are hard to pass. We also call this “being constipated.” This pamphlet explains common causes of constipation and lists things you can do to help. Symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Emergency Services
Pamphlet Number
2080
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Constipation : a practical approach to diagnosis and treatment

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Suzanne Rose, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Constipation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment serves as an unmet resource for physicians and other health care providers, including trainees and students, who see patients with constipation. The text reviews pathophysiologic mechanisms and details evaluation and management strategies. The volume also enables the reader to identify epidemiologic factors and quality of life parameters for patients with constipation, discuss differences in pathophysiologic mechanisms for different …
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Rose, Suzanne
Responsibility
Suzanne Rose, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 182 pages)
ISBN
9781493903320 (electronic bk.)
9781493903313
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation - Diagnosis
Constipation - Treatment
Gastroenterology
Abstract
Constipation: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment serves as an unmet resource for physicians and other health care providers, including trainees and students, who see patients with constipation. The text reviews pathophysiologic mechanisms and details evaluation and management strategies. The volume also enables the reader to identify epidemiologic factors and quality of life parameters for patients with constipation, discuss differences in pathophysiologic mechanisms for different etiologies of constipation, recognize primary causes of constipation, and assess special considerations related to the symptom of constipation including presentations in the elderly, in pregnant women, in patients with systemic diseases, and patients with a history of abuse.
Contents
Overview of Constipation -- Overview of Testing of Motility and of the Anorectum -- Chronic Constipation -- Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation -- Colonic Inertia and Megacolon -- Pelvic Floor Dysfunction -- Constipation and Special Considerations: The Elderly, Children, Pregnancy, Spinal Cord Injury, Metabolic Disorders and Systemic Diseases, Opioid-Induced, and History of Abuse -- Cases -- Putting It All Together.
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e-Book
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Constipation : Etiology, Evaluation, and Management

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat30017
edited by Steven D. Wexner, Graeme S. Duthie. (2nd ed.) --London: Springer-Verlag , c2006.
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Wexner, Steven D
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Duthie, Graeme S
Responsibility
edited by Steven D. Wexner, Graeme S. Duthie
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2006
ISBN
9781846282751
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation
Subjects (LCSH)
Colorectal diseases
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Constipation in Babies

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36925
IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0582
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Causes, what to do, when to contact doctor.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation
Infant
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation in children
Abstract
Causes, what to do, when to contact doctor.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0582
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Constipation in Toddlers in Diapers

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36824
IWK. Clinical Nutrition. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0114
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Constipation- why it happens, what is the treatment, when to seek medical attention.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Clinical Nutrition
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Constipation
Infant
Subjects (LCSH)
Constipation in children
Abstract
Constipation- why it happens, what is the treatment, when to seek medical attention.
Responsibility
IWK Clinical Nutrition, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0114
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Preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease (not for dialysis patients)

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36588
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Kidney Health Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
2011
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This pamphlet provides tips on preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease. This pamphlet is not for dialysis patients. Information includes best choices for high-fibre foods, recommended fibre supplements, and stool softeners and laxatives. The Bristol Stool Chart is also included.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Kidney Health Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Kidney Diseases
Constipation - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Kidney disease
Constipation
Abstract
This pamphlet provides tips on preventing and managing constipation in chronic kidney disease. This pamphlet is not for dialysis patients. Information includes best choices for high-fibre foods, recommended fibre supplements, and stool softeners and laxatives. The Bristol Stool Chart is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Kidney Health Services, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Pamphlet Number
2011
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