Standardized Bowel Training Benefits Patients with Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 305-307
Received: Oct. 13, 2015;
Accepted: Oct. 26, 2015;
Published: Nov. 19, 2015
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Cuiqing Liu, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Lihuan Hou, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Hong Zhang, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
In order to evaluate the effect of standardized management on spinal cord injury patients with neurogenic bowel dysfunction, 50 cases of spinal cord injury patients from January 2011 to December 2013 were treated with neurogenic bowel intestinal standardized management. The effect was compared to that with routine nursing of 32 spinal cord injury patients from January 2009 to December 2010. Data analysis regarding the age, spinal cord injury, neurological movement and basic sensory score showed no statistically significant difference between the two groups (P > 0.05). However, bowel functional indexes including abdominal distension, abdominal pain, evacuation time and anal incontinence of the standardized training group decreased as compared to those of control group (P < 0.05). The bowel way of the standardized training patients was also in line with normal living habits, including fixed time and the toilet bowel movement. In conclusion, standardization bowel management intervention is beneficial to the patients with spinal cord injury to form regular bowel habit.
Standardized Bowel Training Benefits Patients with Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury, American Journal of Nursing Science.
Vol. 4, No. 6,
2015, pp. 305-307.
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