Home | Clinical Constipation in hip fracture patients Written by: Independent Nurse | Published: 19 May 2014 Int J Nurs Pract (2014) doi: 10.1111/ijn.12312 Nurses should ask about and help manage constipation in people discharged into the community following surgery for hip fractures, Danish researchers have suggested. The researchers interviewed 106 patients on admission. Most (70.8%) of the patients were women, with a mean age of 78.1 years. They re-interviewed 97 patients on dischPlease login or register to read the rest of the article and to have access to downloads and comments. What do you think? Leave a comment below or tweet your views to @IndyNurseMag This material is protected by MA Healthcare Ltd copyright. See Terms and Conditions.