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Current issues in the management of adult faecal incontinence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20551873     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Faecal incontinence is a common yet under-reported cause of reduced quality of life. Adequate assessment is crucial in establishing the underlying aetiology and appropriate treatment. This article explores such an assessment, its challenges and the management options for faecal incontinence.
Authors:
John M Findlay; Charles Maxwell-Armstrong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-16     Completed Date:  2010-11-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  335-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Absorbent Pads
Adult
Artificial Organs
Biofeedback, Psychology
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Exercise Therapy
Fecal Incontinence / therapy*
Humans
Medical History Taking / methods
Patient Education as Topic
Pelvic Floor
Physical Examination / methods

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