(redirected from Bowel incontinence)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
J's need for toileting assistance (6a) and his development of bladder incontinence (6d) and bowel incontinence (6e).
Diarrhea is a leading cause of bowel incontinence (Bharucha, Zinsmeister, Schleck, & Melton, 2010).
During the premenstrual period, she experienced an increase in bowel symptoms, cramping and bowel incontinence.
Bowel incontinence is extremely debilitating and a person's quality of life is extremely affected.
It is one of the only effective long-term treatments for bowel incontinence available to patients and Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of the first medical centers to offer the procedure.
Here, the IFFGD takes on the subject of bowel incontinence.
Bladder and bowel incontinence affects one in five people and causes poor health, depression and social isolation, while costing the NHS millions of pounds.
Bowel incontinence occurs in up to a third of stroke patients and usually resolves in the first few weeks after stroke.
Characteristics of the syndrome observed in a study of 26 affected men included gait ataxia in 25 (96%), intention tremor in 18 (69%), lower extremity weakness in 14 (54%), lower extremity neuropathy in 16 (62%), bradykinesia in 15 (58%), rigidity in 9 (35%), dysarthria in 20 (77%), dysmetria in 24 (92%), bowel incontinence in 8 (31%) and bladder incontinence in 14 (54%), impotence in 21 (81%), cognitive deficit in 19 (73%), and heart failure in more than half.
There can be detectable evidence of nerve injury in asymptomatic women after a vaginal delivery, and there is evidence of even more injury in women who do have some bowel incontinence post partum," commented Dr.
If discovered in children, the disease tends to be more severe and often occurs with other musculoskeletal deformities, such as asymmetric lower extremities, and neurologic deficies, such as weakness, reflex asymmetry, scoliosis, reduced sensation and bladder or bowel incontinence.
Points in the clinical domain are based on the primary and first secondary diagnosis that are approved in the orthopedic, neurological, or diabetes category, IV infusions, enteral tubes, wounds, dyspnea, urinary and bowel incontinence, bowel ostomy, and behavioral problems.