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Constipation after your operation: Why it happens and what you can do  
Abstract:  This handout explains the causes of constipation after surgery and offers tips to decrease constipation. It also lists over-the-counter laxatives and when to call the doctor or nurse.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2000, August 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
General Topics:  Symptoms and General Pathology; Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Postoperative Teaching; Digestive Signs and Symptoms; Diet; Constipation
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Somalian
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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