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Q&A: If a resident has four bowel movements in the past seven days, but there is also documentation that she was given a laxative PRN x1 for constipation, do I code constipation on the MDS?

Question: If a resident has four bowel movements in the past seven days, but there is also documentation that she was given a laxative PRN x1 for constipation, do I code constipation on the MDS?...

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