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Bowel Dysfunction

A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Professionals

  • Brigitte Collins
  • Elissa Bradshaw

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Brigitte Collins, Elissa Bradshaw
      Pages 3-6
    3. Alex Dennis, Michelle Marshall
      Pages 33-50
  3. Causes and Assessment of Bowel Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Brigitte Collins, Rebecca Knox
      Pages 53-74
    3. Anna P. Swatton
      Pages 75-96
    4. Rhian Sunderland, Lorraine O’Brien
      Pages 97-116
    5. Elissa Bradshaw, Rebecca Knox
      Pages 117-133
  4. Treatments for Bowel Dysfunction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Brigitte Collins, Elissa Bradshaw
      Pages 137-159
    3. Monica Lyons
      Pages 191-211
    4. Yasuko Maeda, Carolynne Vaizey
      Pages 213-224
    5. Gregory Thomas, Carolynne Vaizey
      Pages 225-239
    6. Yoram Inspector, Avril Burns
      Pages 241-262
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 263-269

About this book

Introduction

This definitive guide for healthcare professionals looks at functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor, as well as the treatments used within the current healthcare context. The chapters help the readers to access and understand relevant information within a variety of clinical settings and scenarios. 

Bowel Dysfunction - A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Professionals is useful to a variety of disciplines including Physicians, Nurses and Physiotherapists, who work within the field of gastrointestinal care. Written by a team of expert colorectal specialists, it presents a definitive guide to care of the patient group.

Keywords

Bowel dysfunction Colorectal treatment Gastrointestinal Tract Gastrointestinal Tract Anatomy Nerve Treatment Pelvic Floor Physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Brigitte Collins
    • 1
  • Elissa Bradshaw
    • 2
  1. 1.The Sir Alan Parkes Physiology and Neuromodulation UnitSt Marks HospitalHarrowUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.The Sir Alan Parkes Physiology and Neuromodulation UnitSt Marks HospitalHarrowUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43214-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-43212-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-43214-4
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