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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 290231, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/290231
Research Article

Drugs and Constipation in Elderly in Nursing Homes: What Is the Relation?

1Department of Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, 2819 Gjøvik, Norway
2Unit for Applied Clinical Research, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
3Department of Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, 2381 Brumunddal, Norway

Received 29 November 2011; Accepted 22 December 2011

Academic Editor: P. Enck

Copyright © 2012 Gunvor S. Fosnes 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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