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The patient may be asked additional history questions such as the appearance of the stool to determine if it is hard and dry, if passing the stool is difficult or painful, or if there is a feeling of incomplete emptying.
Acute active inflammatory Bowel disease. Promotility agents used for constipation. Individual assessment for bowel care. Keep your stool as soft as possible. Explain the procedure to the patient. Nurse Specialist, Bladder and Bowel UK. Managing neurogenic bowel dysfunction. Alfred Health shall not be responsible for the use of any information contained in this document by another organisation outside of Alfred Health.