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Constipation in Children (cont.)

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Author: Robert J. Ferry, Jr., MD

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD and Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: Medscape Reference. Pediatric Constipation.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Victoria NH Wilson, MD, Resident Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Coauthor(s): Nancy A Wick, MD, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University and Baptist Medical Center. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Steven L Bernstein, MD, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2011

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