Outcomes of a constipation action plan are comparable with usual care in children with functional constipation

Clinical Question

Can a constipation action plan improve outcomes in children with functional constipation?

Bottom line

In this study, a constipation action plan was comparable with usual care in achieving the resolution of constipation in children with functional constipation. 2b

Study design: Randomized controlled trial (nonblinded)

Funding: Self-funded or unfunded

Setting: Outpatient (specialty)

Reviewer

Henry C. Barry, MD, MS
Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI


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ARUP KUMAR DHARA

Impact assessment

Excellent