Constipation

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has information leaflets on Constipation in Adults and Constipation in Children.

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Constipation in Children and Young People

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Constipation in Children and Young People.

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Constipation (women) - prucalopride

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Constipation (women) - prucalopride .

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Constipation

Factsheet from Core - (the working name of the Digestive Disorders Foundation).

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Constipation in Childhood

Factsheet from Core - (the working name of the Digestive Disorders Foundation).

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Childhood Constipation

An information resource for parents,carers, health professionals and children.

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Constipation

St Mark's Hospital and academic institute from The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust produce a wide range of patient information leaflets including one in this area.

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Medicine Guide for Constipation

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project. Includes detailed information about medicines used to treat constipation.

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Constipation

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Constipation

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7376 (v10)
Last Checked:
23 June 2011

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