Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not administer phosphate enemas for disimpaction unless under specialist supervision in hospital/health centre/clinic, and only if all oral medications and sodium citrate enemas have failed.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not administer phosphate enemas for disimpaction unless under specialist supervision in hospital/health centre/clinic, and only if all oral medications and sodium citrate enemas have failed.
Interventions:
phosphate enemas

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Constipation in children and young people (CG99)
Published date:
May 2010
Paragraph number:
1.4.6
Page number:
24

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