Bowel Care Guidelines
The RNF Practice Guidelines for the Management of Constipation in Adults address an unmet need for nurses, physicians, and dietitians in rehabilitation, long-term care, and in home health, ambulatory, and community settings. Developed by an interdisciplinary group, the guidelines can be used to guide decision-making as to the assessment and treatment of constipation in adults. They are based on the best available scientific knowledge and expert consensus; their use facilitates implementation of the most up-to-date research findings.
The guidelines are in a .pdf file format that can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat software. The Adobe Reader software should be compatible with your operating system. If the Reader is not installed on your PC or your company's network, you can download it free of charge from www.Adobe.com.
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