Constipation

Dynarex announces new line

Dynarex announces new line

Dynarex has introduced brand enemas for relief of occasional constipation. The company offers saline solution and mineral oil products, and a mineral oil enema product is expected to launch soon.

FDA approves new oral drug to relieve constipation from opioid painkillers

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Long-term care residents who experience constipation from taking opioids to manage chronic pain may benefit from Amitiza, an oral drug recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

You know you're a nurse when ...

You know you're a nurse when ...

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OK, I can't help myself. I'm in an incredibly silly mood as I sit to write my blog today. And I was thinking about how we as nurses see the world differently from "normal" folks. We are a sister- and brotherhood of odd humorists. Because if we can't laugh at it, we can't be a nurse!

New hope for constipated patients

A specific medication may restore bowel function more quickly than conventional treatment in critical care patients, researchers have found.