Policy for the digital rectal examination and manual removal of faeces in adults



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INTRODUCTION

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There have been many advances in clinical care that have reduced the need for manual evacuation of faeces however fora small number of individuals with neurological conditions, and those with spinal cord lesions this remains the only effective method of bowel management (Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 2006, National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) 2004).

Guidelines Governance & Nursing
Title: Manual removal of faeces by nursing staff for adult patients
who have an established bowel management plan
Authors: Mandy Coombs, Lead Nurse Theatres. Claire Mears, Associate Director of Nursing
Document Lead: Alison Wootton, Deputy Director of Patient Care
Accepted by: Acute Medicine Governance
Active date: 10
th
January 2017
Accepted date: 10
th
January 2017
Review date: 10
th
January 2020
Applies to: Registered Nurses, Assistant Practitioners and Health Care Assistants involved in routine care of patients with neurological conditions including spinal cord lesions


Exclusions: staff caring for children purpose:
Indications for manual evacuation of faeces
Exclusions / contraindications
Circumstances when extra care is required
Appendix ab btraining and competence assessment
Action rationale



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