Intervention Protocol

Abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation

  1. Doreen McClurg*,
  2. Suzanne Hagen,
  3. Lucy Dickinson

Editorial Group: Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Group

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009089


How to Cite

McClurg D, Hagen S, Dickinson L. Abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009089. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009089.

Author Information

  1. Glasgow Caledonian University, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Glasgow, UK

*Doreen McClurg, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, UK. Doreen.McClurg@gcal.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 APR 2011

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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:

The primary objective is to assess the efficacy of abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation in adults.