Manual for bowel management in persons with spinal cord injury


Special Types of Toilets for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury



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Special Types of Toilets for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Persons with spinal cord injury who cannot transfer to a standard toilet or maintain a sitting position on a toilet seat need special toilet types. Alternatively, toilets or places for defecation maybe customized according to their needs. The defecation procedure or type of toilet should depend on the degree of the spinal cord injury, status of activities of daily living, possibilities of care, and economic aspects. Table 2: Transfer and defecation procedures expected according to the level of spinal cord injury
Below are several types of toilets and procedures for defecation with or without assistance Level of injury Spinal nerves are classified, from the top to the bottom, as follows cervical spinal cord (C to
C8),thoracic spinal cord (T to T, lumbar spinal cord (L to L, sacral cord (S to Sand coccygeal cord. The level of injury indicates the extent by which the spinal cord (level) shows no paralysis.
*Level of injury Transfer procedures
Defecation procedures
Defecation aids
Above
C4
Total assistance
Defecation in bed
C5
Total assistance
Defecation in bed

Manual for bowel management in persons
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Chapter 1.purpose of bowel management in persons with spinal cord injury
Chapter 3. defecation procedures for persons with spinal cord injury
Chapter 5. defecation in bed
Chapter 6.tools and devices for defecation
Chapter 7. diet and defecation
Chapter 9.going out and staying out



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