Chapter 47 Minor Ailment, Constipation Q&A (1 of 10) Sample Questions
1. When should you refer a child < 2-year-old with constipation symptoms?
- A. Intermittent constipation for the past 2 months.
- B. Constipation regularly for >2 weeks.
- C. No bowel movement for 72 hours despite use of laxative.
- D. No bowel movement for 24 hours after lactulose use.
Tips: Children <2 years old, constipation >2 weeks (or no bowel movement for 7 days) despite of use of laxative.