An examination of the reliability of reported stool frequency in the diagnosis of idiopathic constipation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Constipation
  • Defecation

abstract

  • Defining constipation on the basis of a patient's reported stool frequency may prove misleading; the diagnosis of idiopathic constipation should be supported by the use of stool diaries and a colon transit study.

publication date

  • January 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8561138

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 26

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 91

number

  • 1