The dangers of faecal incontinence in the at-risk patient

2012, Vol 3, No 3, pages 15–21
The dangers of faecal incontinence in the at-risk patient

Faecal incontinence can have serious consequences for a patient's skin, quality of life and dignity. Clinicians and support workers need to be aware of the impact faecal incontinence can have on individual patients. This article identifies the negative effects of faecal incontinence in relation to morbidity, quality of life and health economics.

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