Margaret Heitkemper, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Chair
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
School of Nursing
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Identify three changes that occur with aging in the gastrointestinal tract.
List common gastrointestinal symptoms reported by older adults.
Identify three risk factors for constipation in older adults.
[From the Winter 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]