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Patient Perceptions of Bedpan Usage and Comfort Levels

@inproceedings{Schlachter2015PatientPO,
  title={Patient Perceptions of Bedpan Usage and Comfort Levels},
  author={Emily Kay Schlachter},
  year={2015}
}
While it may be seemingly obvious, there is very little data on patient perceptions of bedpan use. In order to create a better bedpan, there needs to be evidence as to why it is necessary. The objective of this study is to explore patient experiences of bedpan use in order to define their perceptions of comfort levels. The literature shows that patients are physically and emotionally uncomfortable when using the bedpan, find the device unpleasant, and are not receiving the necessary levels of… 

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