Sustaining safe and acceptable bowel care in spinal cord injured patients
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Sustaining safe and acceptable bowel care in spinal cord injured patients

David Ash Charge nurse/research nurse, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield

This article aims to increase understanding of the bowel care needs of patients with spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injury centres provide expert bowel management for these patients but healthcare staff in general hospitals may not be familiar with the techniques required.

Nursing Standard. 20, 8, 55-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.11.20.8.55.c3994

Correspondence

David.ash@sth.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review