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Faeces removal

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Download a PDF of useful guidelines on digital removal of faeces.

TheRCNhas published a document that incorporatesRCNguidelines on digital rectal examination and Skills for Health National Occupational Standards relating to bowel care:

Bowel care, including digital rectal examination and manual removal of faeces (2008)

Bristol stool and position charts

Adults' Bristol Stool Chart

Children's Bristol Stool Chart

Correct Positions for Opening Bowels

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