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Faecal incontinence

Faecal incontinence management in dementia patients

Faecal incontinence involves the involuntary and frequent loss of stool, making it a distressing condition that has a significantly negative effect on the quality of life of the person affected (Ahmad...

Psychological issues surrounding faecal incontinence: experiences of patients and nurses

FI is a distressing symptom at any life stage (Butcher, 2019). It is associated with anxiety, altered body image, reduced confidence and low self-esteem (Collins and Norton, 2013; Ness, 2018). Social...

Faecal incontinence in palliative and end-of-life care

In 2018, NHS England published a document aimed at commissioners and discusses continence. The publication recognises that continence is an important component in a person's health and wellbeing at...

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