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Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Functional Constipation in Korea, 2015 Revised Edition.

Shin JE, Jung HK, Lee TH, Jo Y, Lee H, Song KH, Hong SN, Lim HC, Lee SJ, Chung SS, Lee JS, Rhee PL, Lee KJ, Choi SC, Shin ES, Clinical Management Guideline Group under the Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motili - J Neurogastroenterol Motil (2016)

Bottom Line: Six guidelines were selected using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation (AGREE) II process.The guidelines are intended to help primary physicians and general health professionals in clinical practice in Korea, to provide the principles of medical treatment to medical students, residents, and other healthcare professionals, and to help patients for choosing medical services based on the information.These guidelines will be updated and revised periodically to reflect new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

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Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea.

ABSTRACT
The Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility first published guidelines for chronic constipation in 2005 and was updated in 2011. Although the guidelines were updated using evidence-based process, they lacked multidisciplinary participation and did not include a diagnostic approach for chronic constipation. This article includes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of chronic constipation to realistically fit the situation in Korea and to be applicable to clinical practice. The guideline development was based upon the adaptation method because research evidence was limited in Korea, and an organized multidisciplinary group carried out systematical literature review and series of evidence-based evaluations. Six guidelines were selected using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation (AGREE) II process. A total 37 recommendations were adopted, including 4 concerning the definition and risk factors of chronic constipation, 8 regarding diagnoses, and 25 regarding treatments. The guidelines are intended to help primary physicians and general health professionals in clinical practice in Korea, to provide the principles of medical treatment to medical students, residents, and other healthcare professionals, and to help patients for choosing medical services based on the information. These guidelines will be updated and revised periodically to reflect new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

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Mentions: Exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) guidelines not made in an evidence-based manner, (2) only targeted at inpatients, (3) outdated, and (4) addressed over-the-counter drugs (Fig. 1).


Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Functional Constipation in Korea, 2015 Revised Edition.

Shin JE, Jung HK, Lee TH, Jo Y, Lee H, Song KH, Hong SN, Lim HC, Lee SJ, Chung SS, Lee JS, Rhee PL, Lee KJ, Choi SC, Shin ES, Clinical Management Guideline Group under the Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motili - J Neurogastroenterol Motil (2016)

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f1-jnm-22-383: Flowchart of study selection.
Mentions: Exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) guidelines not made in an evidence-based manner, (2) only targeted at inpatients, (3) outdated, and (4) addressed over-the-counter drugs (Fig. 1).

Bottom Line: Six guidelines were selected using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation (AGREE) II process.The guidelines are intended to help primary physicians and general health professionals in clinical practice in Korea, to provide the principles of medical treatment to medical students, residents, and other healthcare professionals, and to help patients for choosing medical services based on the information.These guidelines will be updated and revised periodically to reflect new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea.

ABSTRACT
The Korean Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility first published guidelines for chronic constipation in 2005 and was updated in 2011. Although the guidelines were updated using evidence-based process, they lacked multidisciplinary participation and did not include a diagnostic approach for chronic constipation. This article includes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of chronic constipation to realistically fit the situation in Korea and to be applicable to clinical practice. The guideline development was based upon the adaptation method because research evidence was limited in Korea, and an organized multidisciplinary group carried out systematical literature review and series of evidence-based evaluations. Six guidelines were selected using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation (AGREE) II process. A total 37 recommendations were adopted, including 4 concerning the definition and risk factors of chronic constipation, 8 regarding diagnoses, and 25 regarding treatments. The guidelines are intended to help primary physicians and general health professionals in clinical practice in Korea, to provide the principles of medical treatment to medical students, residents, and other healthcare professionals, and to help patients for choosing medical services based on the information. These guidelines will be updated and revised periodically to reflect new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus