oa Professional Nursing Today - Grandparent health - acute and chronic constipation : family feature
|Article Title||Grandparent health - acute and chronic constipation : family feature|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||May 2009|
Constipation is a common condition in the elderly. Advancing age can cause metabolic changes that may predispose an elderly person to constipation. Different physical and medical conditions, poor diet and several medications may also contribute to constipation in an elderly person.
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