Proctoclysis: emergency rectal fluid infusion
Vincent Tremayne Nurse adviser, NHS Direct, Southampton, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Falkland Islands
This article describes the use and effectiveness of proctoclysis (rectal fluid infusion) in providing fluid resuscitation in the absence of intravenous access in rural and remote environments.
Nursing Standard. 24, 3,46-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.09.24.3.46.c7271
Published in print: 23 September 2009Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review