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Bladder and bowel

Use this guide to find information resources about bladder and bowel care including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 09/10/2019

Key Resources

NHS England (2018) Excellence in continence care, London: NHS: England
Royal College of Nursing (2019) Bowel care. Management of lower bowel dysfunction, including digital rectal examination and digital removal of faeces, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2019) Bowel care. Management of lower bowel dysfunction, including digital rectal examination and digital removal of faeces, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2019) Catheter care: RCN guidance for healthcare professionals, London: RCN.
RCN and RCNi: Continence online learning 

This resource is designed to help you support people who have incontinence or bowel and bladder problems.

NICE guidance searches
We would like to thank the RCN Bladder and Bowel member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Badlani G (2015) Minimally invasive therapy for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, New York: Humann Press. Badlani G (2015) Minimally invasive therapy for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, New York: Humann Press.
Bo K, Berghmands B and Morkved S (2015) Evidence-based therapy for the pelvic floor: bridging science and clinical practice (2nd edition), Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. Bo K, Berghmands B and Morkved S (2015) Evidence-based therapy for the pelvic floor: bridging science and clinical practice (2nd edition), Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Corcos J (2015) Overactive bladder: practical management, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Corcos J (2015) Overactive bladder: practical management, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Dawson C (2012) ABC of urology 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Dawson C (2012) ABC of urology (3rd edition), Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Doughty D (2016) Wound, ostomy and continence nurses society core curriculum. Continence management, Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Doughty D (2016) Wound, ostomy and continence nurses society core curriculum. Continence management, Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer
Equit M (2014) Urinary and fecal incontinence: a training programme for children and adolescents, Abingdon: Hogrefe. Equit M (2014) Urinary and fecal incontinence: a training programme for children and adolescents, Abingdon: Hogrefe.
Heesakkers J, Chapple C, De Ridder D and Farag F (2016) Practical functional urology, Cham: Springer International Heesakkers J, Chapple C, De Ridder D and Farag F (2016) Practical functional urology, Cham: Springer International.
Jones T (2015) Crash course: renal and urinary system, Edinburgh: Mosby Elsevier. Jones T (2015) Crash course: renal and urinary system, Edinburgh: Mosby Elsevier.
Thomas N (2014) Renal nursing, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Thomas N (2014) Renal nursing, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

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Journals

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Alan Chalkley

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