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Faecal elimination

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Kerry Reid-Searl, K Carville, S Hewerdine, Julie Kahl
Learning Outcomes: After completing this chapter, you will be able to:- Understand the physiology of defecation- Identify factors that influence faecal elimination and patterns of defecation- Distinguish normal from abnormal characteristics and constituents of faeces- Identify common causes and effects of selected faecal elimination problems- Describe methods used to assess the intestinal tract- Identify examples of nursing diagnoses, outcomes and interventions for persons with elimination problems- Identify measures that maintain normal faecal elimination patterns- Describe the purpose and action of commonly used aperients, suppositories and enema solutions.- Outline principles of faecal stoma care for persons with an ostomy.

History

Start Page

1434

End Page

1470

Number of Pages

37

ISBN-13

9781486020041

Publisher

Pearson Australia

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Vic.

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Curtin University; James Cook University; Rockhampton Hospital; School of Nursing and Midwifery (2013- ); TBA Research Institute;

Era Eligible

No

Edition

3rd Australian

Number of Chapters

54

Exports

CQUniversity

Keywords

Exports