Outline the risk factors and your management strategies for constipation in the critically ill.
Risk factors for constipation in the critically ill:
Modifiable ICU-related risk factors
Non-modifiable disease risk factors
Management strategies for constipation in the critically ill
Tier one therapies and investigations:
Tier two therapies and investigations: Assuming bowel obstruction and megacolon are ruled out
Tier three therapies and investigations: assuming all of the above are ineffective, or mpossible to implement
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