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”The Anal Algorithm”- An Algorithm To Address Treatment of Fecal Incontinence–Bowel Control Disorder Sphincter by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 2:36am Ok if you read at the Quack often enough you know what an algorithm is but now we have a company that says an algorithm can address the type of treatment one should have so don’t get your bowels in an uproar with this one:)  Of course this is a topic that nobody really likes to talk about, self included.  I do have to say this is quite t ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Bowel Incontinence Constipation and Evacuatory Disorders Rectal Prolapse In conjunction with the Women's Center for Pelvic Disorders, the physicians in this group evaluate and tr eat patients with pelvic floor disorders, constipation and fecal inc ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels. When you feel the urge to have a bowel movement, you may not be able to hold it until you get to a toilet. Or stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly, sometimes while passing gas. More than 5.5 million Americans have fecal incontinence. It affects people of all ages—chil ... Read on »
Fecal Incontinence Affects One i ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:23pm Fecal Incontinence Affects One in Twelve U.S. Adults Prevalence of age-related disorder could be reduced by detection and treatment of diarrhea 12 aug 2009-- Fecal incontinence is a prevalent age-related disorder in American adults, and frequent diarrhea is a significant and potentially modifiable risk factor, according ... Read on »
Dementia Patients More Likely to Suffer from Urinary or Fecal Incontinence by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Aug 2013 11:05am Patients with a diagnosis of dementia have approximately three times the rate of diagnosis of urinary incontinence, and more than four times the rate of fecal incontinence, compared to those without a diagnosis of dementia. +Alzheimer's Reading Room One of the things that Alzheimer's caretakers must understand is that urinar ... Read on »
Evidence update: Pediatric fecal incontinence and best practices for intervention by Chris Alterio Occupational Therapist Posted Sat 28 Sep 2013 3:48pm Almost seven years ago I wrote a blog entry on pediatric fecal incontinence which is archived here .  In that review I briefly discussed psychological and physiological and regulatory factors that might contribute to the problem.  The evidence at that time indicated that dietary, activity, and cognitive behavioral interventions were most likely ... Read on »
FDA Approves Injectable Gel to Treat Fecal Incontinence by Medline Plus Posted Fri 27 May 2011 5:06pm The FDA, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products for human use, and medical devices. The agency also is responsible for the safety and security of our na ... Read on »
Bowel Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The loss of bowel control, or bowel incontinence, affects up to 10 percent of adults, the majority of whom are women. Despite its prevalence, many women do not seek treatment, either because they are embarrassed to ask for help or just don’t realize that it can be effectively treated. Many women resort to altering their social and physical ... Read on »
Bowel Incontinence and Other Clinical Factors Predict the Development of Pressure Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Sat 28 Jul 2012 12:19pm Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pressure Sores , Seniors' Health Read on »
Habit training is one of the keys to treating faecal incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 7:32am Faecal incontinence is one of those topics that many people find difficult to discuss. It’s important to talk about the problem, though, because help is available. The issue is relatively common among older adults; nearly one in five has trouble controlling their bowels. Fecal incontinence is one of the major reasons older people are ad ... Read on »