Other skills I gained included better communication, from interacting with her and other staff involved in her care, and greater confidence in wound dressing and bowel management
The experience of finding an effective bowel management
program for children with spina bifida: The parent's perspective.
Neurogenic bowel management
after spinal cord injury: A systematic review of the evidence.
Other studies have affirmed diary use as a positive bowel management
strategy in the alleviation of constipation and associated symptoms .
Considerations for Both Bladder and Bowel Management
A randomized, controlled trial of transanal irrigation versus conservative bowel management
in spinal cord-injured patients.
One of his books, Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management
, stated that people suffering severe leg ulcerations and psoriasis had their health improved by following a seven-day tissue cleansing programme.
Patient with constipation requiring a bowel management
can also be achieved in some patients with stimulated defecation, which empties the bowel, reducing the likelihood of inadvertently passing stool.
Although we do not understand this completely, it may be relevant that bowel management
, transfer to tub/shower, and dressing upper body had the lowest reliabilities of any FIM[TM] items in a recent study (Buchanan et al.
For example, the chapter on the initial rehabilitation medicine consultation includes a statement of the purpose of the chapter, elements of a consultation, comorbid conditions, pressure ulcers, contractures, upper motor neuron syndrome and spasticity, DVT prophylaxis, pulmonary issues, neuroendocrine complications, pain, bowel management
, autonomic dysfunction, nutrition, cognition, prognosis, disposition and discharge planning, long-term issues, and ends with a checklist of important report elements.
I provided education on pressure sore prevention, urinary and bowel management
, as well as diet and basic hand hygiene to patients, carers and the Samoan RN and nurse aide shadowing me.
and pressure area risk assessment have also been identified as cares that require increased attention (8,9).
As someone with SCI, you should know that your bowel program is only one element of bowel management