oa South African Medical Journal - The aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of constipation and diarrhoea in geriatric patients
|Article Title||The aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of constipation and diarrhoea in geriatric patients|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Gastro-intestinal Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Mar 1977|
|Pages||409 - 414|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Constipation, Diagnosis, Diarrhoea, Gastroenterology, Gerontology and Treatment|
Constipation and, to a lesser extent, diarrhoea, are not uncommon in the elderly and are frequently due to nonorganic causes.
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