oa Professional Nursing Today - Grandparent health - acute and chronic constipation : family feature

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



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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