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Taking care of business: Your bowel program
Abstract: Video provides an overview on individualized bowel management after spinal cord injury (SCI). Topics discussed include: how the central nervous system controls bowel function, how the bowel is affected by SCI, what makes up a successful bowel program, why is bowel management important, best practice guidelines for long-term management, long-term management goals, diet, and medications. Three individuals on the panel with SCI also share their own experiences with bowel programs, how and why they’ve changed programs over the course of injury, and different options or solutions to establish a successful bowel program. Run time: 1 hour 12 minutes 32 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BOWEL FUNCTION, DAILY LIVING, DEVICES, HEALTH PROMOTION, PATIENT EDUCATION, SELF CARE, SPINAL CORD INJURIES.
NARIC Accession Number: O19579. What's this?
Author(s): Hall, Beth.
Project Number: H133N110009.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.