Caring for the patient with an intestinal obstruction
Elaine Hughes Senior lecturer, Pre-registration adult nursing, Faculty of Health, Edge Hill College, Liverpool
This article aims to increase your understanding of issues associated with intestinal obstruction, including the different causes of small bowel and large bowel obstruction, the treatments available and the best nursing management of patients with this condition.
Nursing Standard. 19, 47,56-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.08.19.47.56.c3927
Published in print: 03 August 2005Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review