Clinical features, psychological issues and management of constipation in childhood
Anthony Cohn Consultant paediatrician, Watford General Hospital, Watford
This article provides a basic introduction to constipation and stool withholding. Anatomy and physiology, psychology and the various treatment options, including fluid, fibre and laxatives, are covered.
Nursing Children and Young People. 23, 3, 29-35. doi: 10.7748/ncyp2011.04.23.3.29.c8418