n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Chronic idiopathic constipation : main article
|Article Title||Chronic idiopathic constipation : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||13 - 16|
Constipation is a common problem, with a prevalence of 2 - 27% in the USA. It is important to recognise the association between culture and constipation. A study in KwaZulu-Natal found that more than 86% of children received non-prescription enemas for perceived constipation in the first 3 months of life.
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