In this Medical Minute, learn about the burden and impact on quality of life of chronic idiopathic constipation, the presentation and symptoms, and how to make the diagnosis.
It is important to fully assess your patient’s symptoms when considering a diagnosis of chronic constipation. Read further to see my complete diagnostic paradigm.
A leading expert provides an overview of chronic idiopathic constipation including patient burden and impact on quality of life, making the diagnosis, and the importance of using a patient-centered approach.
Here is my take on the treatments—both available and on the horizon—for chronic idiopathic constipation.
In this Medical Minute, learn about current and emerging treatment options for patients with chronic idiopathic constipation, including over-the-counter, prescription, and physical therapies.
Expert faculty discusses the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation including current and emerging therapies, and the importance of tailoring therapy to what works for each patient.
It is important to listen and validate your patient’s experience when assessing them for chronic idiopathic constipation. Read my suggestions for various paradigms to help you do so.