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ISBN : 9781632410962

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Gastroenterology

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 90.00

Description :  The book offers an in-depth look at constipation, presenting information regarding its diagnosis and treatment. Constipation is a common problem with children and adults. Surveys suggest an average prevalence of around 12-16% in the general population. It is often regarded as a petty issue in many cases but its consequences can be severe with an adverse impact on quality of life. Fecal soiling due to constipation has a serious psychological effect on people of all ages. This book is a compilation of works by experts from diverse backgrounds. It clarifies the pathogenesis, diagnosis and therapy of constipation for the general population and also for certain high risk groups.

Author/Editor :  Sandra McLeish

Author's Description :  After obtaining the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, Sandra McLeish completed her fellowship in gastroenterology. She is a practising doctor and a professor in the division of gastroenterology in Alabama, United States. Her clinical and research interests lie in gastrointestinal cancer and stomach disorders. McLeish has published a number of articles, journal papers and book chapters in the field of medicine. She is also an active member of several medical societies.