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Gaye Kyle


  • Norgine Risk Assessment Tool for constipationSubscription

    16 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Author Gaye Kyle, MA, BA, RGN, is senior lecturer, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University.Abstract Kyle, G. (2007) Norgine risk assessment tool for constipation. Nursing Times; 103: 47, 48–49.This article examines the condition of constipation and provides an outline on how to use the Norgine risk assessment tool. An extended version of this article is available on

  • Bowel care, part 5 – a practical guide to digital rectal examinationSubscription

    9 November, 2007

    Digital rectal examination (DRE) is an invasive procedure involves observing the perianal area and inserting a lubricated gloved finger into a patient’s rectum.Kyle, G. (2007) Bowel care, part 5 – a practical guide to digital rectal examination. Nursing Times; 103: 45, 28-29.Keywords: Assessment, Digital Rectal Examination, Bowel Care

  • Bowel care part 4. Administering an enemaSubscription

    5 November, 2007

    An enema is a liquid preparation that is introduced into the body via the rectum for the purposes of producing a bowel movement or administering medication. Kyle, G. (2007) Bowel care part 4. Administering an enema. Nursing Times; 103: 45, 26-27. Keywords: Gastrointestinal, enema, bowel care