Bowel Management in Communities with Limited Resources: Pediatric Bowel Management 2013

Pediatric Surgery

During the Pediatric Bowel Management Course in 2013, directors Drs Andrea Bischoff, Alberto Peña and Todd Ponsky discuss controversial/hot topics surrounding the management and diagnosis of pediatric bowel conditions.

In this session, Dr. Ana Paula Amaral Souza discusses bowel management in communities with limited resources. Topics covered include need for management of constipation in the hospital, use of enemas and senna laxatives, family education on administration of glycerine/saline enemas, need for social assistance, and failure or recurrences due to noncompliance.