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Assessment

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Useful documents for the assessment of food and fluid intake in bowel care.

Assessment of food and fluid intake is a fundamental part of any bowel assessment, click the links below for key assessment articles from nursingtimes.net

The use of body measurements to assess nutritional status

Fluid balance

Mouth care

Nutrition and eating disorders

Nutritional screening and assessment

Fluid intake and bowel and bladder function

Click here for the NT Clinical's monitoring and assessment section


Useful documents

Adults' Bristol Stool Chart

Children's Bristol Stool Chart

Correct Positions for Opening Bowels

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