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The prevalence of chronic constipation in adults is 10-15%. Constipation is associated with a lower quality of life and poorer psychological well-being. This goal of this project was to perform a community-level intervention by creating a pamphlet detailing first-line lifestyle modification and over-the-counter laxatives for the treatment of consitpation to be handed out at a primary care office in Newtown, CT.
Nuvance Health Medical Practices - Primary Care Newtown, CT
patient education, community-level intervention, community health, constipation, Connecticut
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Ma, Weida, "Managing Constipation: A Community-Level Intervention in Newtown, CT" (2023). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 903.