- When the going gets tough: pediatric constipation and encopresisLisa Philichi
Gastroenterology Clinic, Mary Bridge Children s Hospital and Health Center, 311 South L St, MS 311 W3 GI, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 31:121-30. 2008..To successfully treat these disorders, a combination of family education, disimpaction and maintenance medications, a well-balanced diet, and behavior management is essential...
- Primary care: constipation and encopresis treatment strategies and reasons to referLisa Philichi
Pediatric Gastroenterology Clinic, Mary Bridge Children s Health Center, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA
Gastroenterol Nurs 33:363-6. 2010..Unresponsiveness to treatment is the main reason for referral. If better management can occur in the primary care setting, costly specialty services may be avoided and possibly reduce healthcare costs...