Constipation and incontinence in childhood: two sides of the same coin?

Clayden, Graham; Wright, Anne
June 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p472
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper "Prevalence rates for constipation and faecal and urinary incontinence," by V. Loening-Baucke. According to the author, Loening-Baucke describes the prevalence of continence problems in her primary health care area and encourages people to be cognizant of the level of these problems. The author adds there is a human cost in neglecting the subject where timely advice and treatments can prevent escalating distress and its physical and psychosocial complications.


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