Product options for faecal incontinence management in acute care

J. Powers, D.Z. Bliss

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Abstract

The prevalence of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and pressure ulcers associated with faecal incontinence is increasingly recognised as a significant issue among hospitalised patients. The problem is noteworthy in terms of patient discomfort and health as well as cost to the healthcare system. In a previous article published in WCET, the authors described the problem and the importance of finding management options In this article, bowel management systems as a way to better manage IAD are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
JournalCouncil of Enterostomal Therapists Journal
Volume32
StatePublished - 2012

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