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Rectal irrigation for relief of functional bowel disorders

Marshall, Jill; Gardiner, Angela; Duthie, Graeme

Authors

Jill Marshall

Angela Gardiner

Graeme Duthie



Abstract

This article examines the use of rectal irrigation for the symptomatic relief of functional bowel disorders in certain groups of patients. The authors undertook a study of 80 patients and conclude that it is a valuable treatment for some patients.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Nov 10, 2004
Journal Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Print ISSN 0029-6570
Electronic ISSN 2047-9018
Publisher RCN Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 19
Issue 9
Pages 39-42
APA6 Citation Gardiner, A., Marshall, J., & Duthie, G. (2004). Rectal irrigation for relief of functional bowel disorders. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 19(9), 39-42. doi:10.7748/ns2004.11.19.9.39.c3755
DOI https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2004.11.19.9.39.c3755
Keywords General Medicine
Publisher URL https://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns2004.11.19.9.39.c3755
PMID 15574053
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