Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients

Secondary title: 
T2 - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Short title: 
Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients
Authors: 
Candy, Bridget
Jones, Louise
Goodman Margaret, Lynn
Drake, Robyn
Tookman, Adrian
Annotations: 
Type A, Priority 5
Year: 
2011
Accession number: 
CD003448
Database: 
CDSR Issue 5 2014
Number: 
M1 - 1
ID: 
3399
DOI: 
10.1002/14651858.CD003448.pub3 (link)
Key words: 
Palliative Care
Analgesics, Opioid [adverse effects]
Anthraquinones [therapeutic use]
Cathartics [adverse effects] [therapeutic use]
Constipation [chemically induced] [drug therapy]
Lactulose [therapeutic use]
Magnesium Hydroxide [therapeutic use]
Naltrexone [adverse effects] [analogs & derivatives] [therapeutic use]
Paraffin [therapeutic use]
Quaternary Ammonium Compounds [adverse effects] [therapeutic use]
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Senna Extract [therapeutic use]
Humans[checkword]
Sympt
Types of evidence: 
Type A
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do