Corresponding author:Vedrana Vejzovic, Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN), School of Health Sciences, Sweden
Received: August 14, 2017; Published: August 21, 2017
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According to ESPGHAN, polyethylene glycol with electrolytes (PEG) is generally the recommended laxative for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy in children owing to cleansing quality and safety . Children with various gastrointestinal disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergo colonoscopy as the standard examination of the bowel as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool. A colonoscopy can only be performed if the bowel is clean, however it has been seen that bowel cleansing is the most difficult part of the procedure prior to colonoscopy .