- UNWELL CHILD
- GROWTH & NUTR
- INFANT CONCERNS
- MENTAL HEALTH
Constipation is a common presentation that is rarely due to an underlying medical problem. There needs to be an active management plan to quickly reverse painful bowel actions. Reassurance and diet advice alone is ineffective and leads to chronic constipation and its complications.
- History examination investigation differential
- ask about, consider, assess, enquire, examine,. measure
education refer medication non pharmcological self management surgery
Dr Scott Parsons
The author, has worked as a general practitioner with a special interest in paediatrics for the last 20 years. He has developed this website in order to help parents with the task of raising children. He currently works at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne in the Emergency Department and also the associated cohealth GP clinic.
The website content is based on evidenced based guidelines. There are no commercial affiliations.