Perioperative bowel habits of women undergoing gynecologic surgery: a pilot study.

@article{Tarr2012PerioperativeBH,
  title={Perioperative bowel habits of women undergoing gynecologic surgery: a pilot study.},
  author={Megan Elizabeth Tarr and Violet E Klenov and Margaret E Tanzy and Colleen L Rivard and Margaret M McElhinney and Linda Brubaker and Elizabeth Rose Mueller and Mary Pat Fitzgerald and Kimberly S. Kenton},
  journal={Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={153-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe perioperative bowel habits of women undergoing gynecologic surgery. METHODS This prospective cohort study included women undergoing gynecologic surgery. Before surgery, participants completed the Bristol Stool Form Scale (BSFS), a validated instrument describing stool characteristics consistent with transit categories: slow (BSFS 1… CONTINUE READING