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The purpose of this study is to study factors (drugs, serum concentration of drugs, nutrition, physical activity, demographics, diseases etc.) related to constipation and diarrhea in nursing homes, and the effect of different laxative regimens.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
60 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Residents in nursing homes
Above 60 years old
Stayed in nursing homes for more than 8 weeks
Expected discharge within 2 weeks
Organic disorders causing constipation and diarrhea