Manual for bowel management in persons with spinal cord injury


Types and Amount of Stool



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3. Types and Amount of Stool
The type of stool can be checked with the Bristol Stool Chart, which shows 7 categories, as visually presented in Figure 2. Types 1 and 2 in the Bristol Stool Chart are lumpy stools and indicate constipation types 3, 4, and 5 are near-normal stools and types 6 and 7 are watery stools and indicate diarrhea. If an individual produces a significant amount of type 3, 4, or 5 stool after the absence of bowel movement for several days, this defecation interval is considered the proper defecation cycle for this individual
1)
The amount of stool excreted per day by an adult depends. a lot of fibers of foods
Generally, a Japanese individual taking ordinary meals excretes approximately 100–250 g
2)3)
an extensive period a brief period
Transit time in the digestive system
Type1
Type2
Type3
Type4
Type5
Type6
Type7
Separate hard lumps, like nuts (hard to pass)
Sausage-shaped but lumpy
Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface
Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft
Soft blobs with clear-cut edges (passed easily)
Fluffy pieces with ragged edges, a mushy stool
Watery, no solid pieces
Entirely Liquid
Figure 2: Bristol Stool Chart
Source: Ryoko Takasaki, Kaoru Nishimura, Assessment and care plan for bowel disorders Japanese Journal of Nursing Arts, Vol. 55, No. 4, Medical Friend Co. Ltd, 2009, P24

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