Oral laxative use pre- and post-hip fracture or other emergency orthopedic surgery : a review of the guidelines

Guidelines on laxatives use, associated with opioids-induced constipation, are readily available in the realms of oncology and palliative care. However, it remains uncertain what the recommendations are for oral laxative use in pre- and post-operative care following emergency orthopedic surgery. The...

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Corporate Authors: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Rapid Response Service
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa (ON) CADTH Rapid Response Service 2015, [2015?]
Series:Rapid response report : summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Guidelines on laxatives use, associated with opioids-induced constipation, are readily available in the realms of oncology and palliative care. However, it remains uncertain what the recommendations are for oral laxative use in pre- and post-operative care following emergency orthopedic surgery. The purpose of this review is therefore to identify the available evidence-based guidelines on the use of oral laxatives pre- and post- emergency orthopedic surgery, including hip fracture surgery
Item Description:Title from PDF caption. - "19 Mar 2015."
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