[Frequency of using the bedpan in acute care].

Abstract

Although the bedpan is a subject of everyday nursing practice, little research was found concerning this issue. Patients often describe that the use of the bedpan is uncomfortable and painful. Studies also underline that using a bedpan is very embarrassing and shameful for the patients. Their privacy is violated considerably. In this quantitative… (More)
DOI: 10.1024/1012-5302/a000142

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