Directions for future nursing research on fecal incontinence.

  title={Directions for future nursing research on fecal incontinence.},
  author={Donna Z Bliss and Christine Norton and J Michael Miller and Marta Krissovich},
  journal={Nursing research},
  volume={53 6 Suppl},
BACKGROUND As knowledge of the prevalence and impact of fecal incontinence increases, additional research is needed to improve patient outcomes and support the practice of nurses in this area. OBJECTIVES To outline needs for future nursing research on fecal incontinence in aging adults. METHODS Existing literature about fecal incontinence was analyzed to generate a plan for future research. RESULTS Recommendations for investigation were proposed in the following areas: mechanisms… CONTINUE READING

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