CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS ON ISADOXOL IN THE CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENT WHERE "STOOL-STRAINING" IS TO BE AVOIDED
- THE DANGERS OF CONSTIPATION IN CARDIAC PATIENTS. Steigmann, Frederick // Angiology;Oct1960 Part 2, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p488
Discusses the dangers straining at stool and constipation in patients with impaired cardiac status. Reference to reported cases of death due to rupture of the spleen in patients after the use of the bed pan; Potential of bed pan to increase the frequency of straining in constipated patients;...
- Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Tegaserod over 13 Months in Patients with Chronic Constipation. Müller-Lissner, Stefan; Kamm, Michael A.; Musoglu, Ahmet; Earnest, David L.; Dunger-Baldauf, Cornelia; Shetzline, Michael A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2006, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p2558
OBJECTIVE: To assess the long-term safety and tolerability of tegaserod in patients with chronic constipation (CC). METHODS: This 13-month, uncontrolled extension study enrolled CC patients who completed a 12-wk randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled core study. Patients receiving...
- CONSTIPATION--a common problem. Richards, Sara // Practice Nurse;9/10/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p42
Provides information on risks associated with constipation. Factors that should be considered before the treatment for constipation can be prescribed; Causes of constipation; Assessment of constipation in babies and children; General treatment options.
- High-Dose Statin Therapy, Value for Older Adults. Elliott, William T. // OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Sep2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the effectiveness of aggressive lipid lowering with high-dose statin therapy for older patients with stable coronary disease based on a study conducted in the U.S. Patients who received low-dose atorvastatin had cholesterol levels of 100 mg/dl compared to 70 mg/dl for high...
- Clinical: Red flag symptoms - Constipation. Singh, Pipin // GP: General Practitioner;6/24/2011, p41
The article presents information related to constipation. It has been stated that it is incomplete passage of hard stools that could be associated with straining, palpable faeces in the rectum and/or a sensation of incomplete defecation. It has been stated that poor intake of fibre and age could...
- Paroxetine. // Reactions Weekly;5/21/2005, Issue 1052, p16
Examines constipation and xerostomia in an elderly patient. Complications of administering paroxetine.
- Three steps to better management of constipation. Merli, Geno J.; Graham, Mark G.; D'Epiro, Peter // Patient Care;Jun2003, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p37
Presents a three-step management plan for the management of constipation. Procedures for evaluation; Maintenance of adequate hydration and fiber intake; Pharmacologic therapy to maintain colonic function; Recommended colonic irritants and stimulants. INSET: This article at a glance.
- The Effect of Bran on Bowel Function in Constipation. Graham, David Y.; Moser, Scott E.; Estes, Mary K. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1982, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p599
Bran is widely used to treat a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. With few exceptions, investigative work has focused on the effect of bran in normal subjects. Despite its widespread use, there have been no systematic studies of bran in constipation. Wheat bran is the "gold standard''...
- Bowel Habit Reference Values and Abnormalities in Young Iranian Healthy Adults. Peyman Adibi; Ebrahim Behzad; Shahryar Pirzadeh; Masood Mohseni // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Aug2007, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p1810
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of self-reported, ROME IIÃ¢Â€Â“defined constipation and determine the average defecation frequency and stool types in the Iranian population. A self-reported questionnaire was distributed to 1045...