Drug treatments for constipation caused by antipsychotic medications
Antipsychotic medicines are widely used in mental health settings and there are several Cochrane Reviews of their potential benefits and harms. One of the adverse effects is constipation and a new Cochrane Review from January 2017 looks at some of the treatments for this. We asked the lead author, Susanna Every-Palmer from the Wellington School of Medicine in the University of Otago in New Zealand to tell us what they found. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - May 2, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Fecal transplant for C difficile infection, lung volume reduction coil treatment for severe emphysema, review of constipation, and more.
Editor's Audio Summary by Edward H. Livingston, MD, Deputy Editor, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the January 12, 2016 issue (Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary)
Source: JAMA: This Week's Audio Commentary - January 12, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Constipation
Constipation is one of the most frequent problems clinicians are asked to deal with. Despite how common it is, constipation is frequently not treated adequately. In this podcast, Arnold Wald, MD, explains a stepwise approach to the management of constipation ranging from very simple measures to the most novel and complicated new medical therapies. (Source: JAMA Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Author Interviews - January 12, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Optimizing the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC): Evidence-Based Strategies to Reduce the Burden of Disease and Improve Patient Care and Satisfaction
(Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - November 19, 2015 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Managing Bowel Issues Related to Myeloma Treatment
What do you share with your doctor? Are constipation and diarrhea worth mentioning? Nurse Ally Day, RN from MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about the importance of making sure that your healthcare te... Author: P2Professional Added: 09/01/2015 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - September 2, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Managing Bowel Issues Related to Myeloma Treatment
What do you share with your doctor? Are constipation and diarrhea worth mentioning? Nurse Ally Day, RN from MD Anderson Cancer Center, talks about the importance of making sure that your healthcare te... Author: patientpower Added: 09/01/2015 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - September 2, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Constipation: What Works, What Doesn't
Dr David Johnson reviews the supportive evidence and recommendations for all of the available treatments for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast)
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Podcast - January 14, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Managing Constipation
Managing constipation, a side effect caused by anti-cancer medications Author: kidneycancer Added: 07/22/2014 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - July 22, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

Reconsidering Diverticular Disease
A study in the December CGH finds that constipation and a low-fiber diet are not associated with diverticulosis. A related "Perspectives in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology" article reconsiders conventional wisdom about diverticular disease. (Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - December 3, 2013 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: AGA Source Type: podcasts

JAMA: 2010-06-02, Vol. 303, No. 21, Author in the Room™ Audio Interview
Interview with Patricia S. Goode, MSN, MD, author of Incontinence in Older Women. Summary Points: 1. UI is very common in older women and should be in Review of System for ALL older women. 2. Initial behavioral therapy (pelvic floor muscle exercises, urge and stress strategies, caffeine avoidance) is easy to do and should be FIRST line treatment for older women with urge and stress urinary incontinence. 3. Modifiable Contributing Factors for urinary incontinence should be addressed before prescribing antimuscarinic medications and include: urinary tract infection, constipation, diabetes control, mobility impairment, sleep ...
Source: JAMA Author in the Room - August 25, 2010 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA: 2010-06-02, Vol. 303, No. 21, Author in the Room ™ Audio Interview
Interview with Patricia S. Goode, MSN, MD, author of Incontinence in Older Women. Summary Points: 1. UI is very common in older women and should be in Review of System for ALL older women. 2. Initial behavioral therapy (pelvic floor muscle exercises, urge and stress strategies, caffeine avoidance) is easy to do and should be FIRST line treatment for older women with urge and stress urinary incontinence. 3. Modifiable Contributing Factors for urinary incontinence should be addressed before prescribing antimuscarinic medications and include: urinary tract infection, constipation, diabetes control, mobility impairment, sleep ...
Source: JAMA Author in the Room - August 25, 2010 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

I've been bleeding from the bowels
GP Dr Andrew Knight talks to Dr Kathryn O'Connor about his approach to assessment and management of case study "Serge" who presents saying "I've been bleeding from the bowels". Patient history is important and open questions are especially helpful in complex presentations. Serge has multiple problems including tiredness, constipation and rectal bleeding. Causes of tiredness are many and varied and basic pathology can help exclude an organic cause. Screening for a psychogenic cause is important and the BATHE framework can is a useful method. It is important to address the patient's main concern; in this ...
Source: Australian Family Physician audio - October 31, 2008 Category: Primary Care Authors: The Royal Australian College Of General Practitioners Tags: Podcasts Source Type: podcasts

Palliation of symptoms other than pain
Dr Jane Fischer talks about palliation of symptoms other than pain (including dyspnoea, nausea, constipation, and depression) in people with cancer and other diseases (Source: Australian Family Physician audio)
Source: Australian Family Physician audio - September 30, 2006 Category: Primary Care Authors: The Royal Australian College Of General Practitioners Tags: Podcasts Source Type: podcasts