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Summary of Results

Health Topic:   Digestive system
Guidance:   Constipation in children and young people
Description:   The summary of the published clinical guideline on Constipation in children and young people. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

NICE implementation uptake reports

Implementation uptake report Assessment Published Date Coverage

External literature

External literature Assessment Coverage

Gordon, M et al (2011) Changes in the management of functional constipation by paediatricians after the introduction of NICE guidance Archives of Disease in Childhood Conference publication, (var.pagings). 96 (pp A21-A22)

Description: Between September 2010 and October 2010, a questionnaire was emailed to all consultant general paediatricians held on an email list for the North West of England. 25 of 70 consultant paediatricians (36%) in the North West replied. 88% of resonders reported that they used the NICE guidelines to guide their treatment decisions, where as 12 months ago, 48% of respondents reported using any form of guideline to direct treatment decisions.

Practice appears to be in line with guidance Regional

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