Intervention Review

Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients

  1. Bridget Candy1,*,
  2. Louise Jones2,
  3. Margaret Lynn Goodman3,
  4. Robyn Drake4,
  5. Adrian Tookman2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 19 JAN 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003448.pub3


How to Cite

Candy B, Jones L, Goodman ML, Drake R, Tookman A. Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003448. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003448.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Free & University College Medical School, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, London, UK

  2. 2

    UCL Medical School, Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, London, UK

  3. 3

    Coventry University, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care, Coventry, UK

  4. 4

    Auckland, New Zealand

*Bridget Candy, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free & University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK. b.candy@medsch.ucl.ac.uk. bridget@metaclarity.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions), comment added to review
  2. Published Online: 19 JAN 2011

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