Support Care Cancer 2022 Jul 2. Epub 2022 Jul 2.
Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research, Ministry of Education/Beijing), Nursing Department, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, NO.52 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100142, China.
Background And Objectives: The purpose of this study is to determine the risk of constipation and to identify the significant risk factors for constipation in patients with gastrointestinal cancer using the Chinese version of the constipation risk assessment scale (CRAS-C), as well as to explore the complementary constipation risk factors in patients with gastrointestinal cancer, to improve the specificity of the CRAS-C in this population, and finally to provide a theoretical basis for constipation prevention.
Research Design And Methods: A cross-sectional study involving multiple centers was conducted. A total of 190 patients with gastrointestinal cancer completed surveys that included demographic information, defecation habits, and the CRAS-C. Read More