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Key questions on constipation

Module summary

Consultant gastroenterologists Dr Anurag Agrawal and Dr Kapil Kapoor answer common dilemmas in constipation

Learning objectives

This module offers advice on the latest in managing constipation, including:

  • Tips for constipation-predominant IBS
  • Treating constipation in children
  • Choosing an appropriate laxative

Dr Anurag Agrawal is a consultant gastroenterologist and physician at Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Dr Kapil Kapoor is a consultant gastroenterologist and physician at Barnsley District General Hospital

Dr Sara Ritchie is a GP in Stoke Newington, north London

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
This was definitely an informative module.I has provided ideas regarding
Debasis Roychoudhury
Debasis Roychoudhury
Seemed to stop short of what to do for the severe / resistant cases.
Colin Scott
Very good and relevant to primary care
Jeremy Johnson
good but I will need to supplement with other learning resources for extra detail
Martin Lock