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Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines

Published on: December 7, 2015
Project Number: RB0940-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the guidelines for routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents?

Key Message

Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents.

Tags

constipation, defecation, diarrhea, duodenal obstruction, fecal impaction, fecal incontinence, geriatrics, long-term care, nursing homes, palliative care, palliative