CRACKCast E032 – Constipation

This episode of CRACKCast cover’s Rosen’s Chapter 32, Constipation1. Constipation is a common presenting symptoms in the ER in our geriatric population, and a good approach can help prevent unnecessary testing. Shownotes – PDF Link Rosen’s in Perspective Constipation as lots of different definitions: straining hard/infrequent stools pain during BMs, *Always have the patient define what they mean by constipation* Chronic constipation > 3 months Constipation + inability to pass flatus = obstipation Constipation …

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