Intervention Protocol

Antibiotics for the management of constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation

  1. Umar Shariff1,*,
  2. Omar M Aboumarzouk2,
  3. Richard L Nelson3

Editorial Group: Cochrane IBD Group

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007518


How to Cite

Shariff U, Aboumarzouk OM, Nelson RL. Antibiotics for the management of constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007518. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007518.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, General and Colorectal Surgery, Sheffield, UK

  2. 2

    Wales Deanery, General Surgery, Swansea, Wales, UK

  3. 3

    Northern General Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK

*Umar Shariff, General and Colorectal Surgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU, UK. umarshariff@doctors.org.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the efficacy and safety of antibiotic use for treatment of IBS-C and chronic constipation.