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Authors

  1. Pitlick, Matthew PharmD, BCPS
  2. Fritz, Deborah PhD, RN

Abstract

Constipation remains a challenging problem for patients and caregivers in home healthcare. Part 1 of this two-part series discussed the scope, physiology, and evidence-based practice for nonpharmacological interventions for constipation. This second article will focus on evidence-based pharmacological prevention and management of constipation, medication cost, and implications for palliative care.