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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: 20/07/2020

Key Resources

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  • This resource is designed to help you support people who have incontinence or bowel and bladder problems.
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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. Royal College of Nursing (2019) Catheter care: RCN guidance for healthcare professionals. London: RCN.
https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/publications/rcn-genital-examination-in-women-pub007961 Royal College of Nursing (2020) Genital examination in women. A resource for skills development and assessment. London: RCN.

International Continence Society (2019) ICS 2019 standards: The 2019 compilation of the International Continence Society standardisations, consensus statements, educational modules, terminology and fundamentals documents, with the international consultation on incontinence algorithms. Bristol: ICS.

NHS England (2018) Excellence in continence care. London: NHS: England
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 edn. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Corcos J (2015) Overactive bladder: practical management, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Corcos J, MacDiarmid S and Heesakkers J (2015) Overactive bladder: practical management. 1st edn. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Dawson C (2012) ABC of urology 3rd edition, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Dawson C and Nethercliffe J M (2012) ABC of urology. 3rd edn. Oxford: 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.
Hashim H and Dasgupta P (2017) Urology at a glance. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell. Hashim H and Dasgupta P (2017) Urology at a glance. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley Blackwell.
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.
Padoa A and Rosenbaum T Y (2016) The overactive pelvic floor. Cham: Springer. Padoa A and Rosenbaum T Y (2016) The overactive pelvic floor. Cham: Springer.
Thomas N (2014) Renal nursing, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Thomas N (2014) Renal nursing. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

Book subject searches

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Journal articles

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Journals

Journals of interest for continence care. Use these links to see details of availability.
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