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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 923190, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/923190
Research Article

Comparison of a Chinese Herbal Medicine (CCH1) and Lactulose as First-Line Treatment of Constipation in Long-Term Care: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, and Placebo-Controlled Trial

1Department of Community and Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch, Yun-Lin, Taiwan
2Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
3School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Biostatistics, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
5Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
6Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Received 10 October 2011; Revised 21 November 2011; Accepted 22 November 2011

Academic Editor: Angelo Antonio Izzo

Copyright © 2012 Chien-Hsun Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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