Norgine Risk Assessment Tool for constipationSubscription
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 nursingtimes.net.
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
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