This quick reference guide provides a brief overview about fecal incontinence (FI) and how it is commonly managed. The topics will include a definition of FI, information about the prevalence and incidenceof FI, a brief description of bowel physiology, a review of causative/predisposing factors for FI, skin complications, assessment and management issues, and recommendations for future research. Learn more.
This document provides an overview of the features of the different types of products, pouching systems and accessories used to manage a colostomy or ileostomy, along with advantages and disadvantages. It concludes with helpful tips for emptying drainable colostomy or ileostomy pouches. Learn more.
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