alexa Prevalence, Management And Clinical Challenges Associated With Acute Faecal Incontinence In The ICU And Critical Care Settings: The FIRST? Cross-sectional Descriptive Survey | 23538
ISSN: 2167-065X

Clinical Pharmacology & Biopharmaceutics
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations
700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

2nd International Summit on Clinical Pharmacy

Rachel Binks
Accepted Abstracts: Clinic Pharmacol Biopharm
DOI: 10.4172/2167-065X.S1.008
Abstract
Acute faecal incontinence with diarrhoea (AFId) has been reported to affect up to 40% of patients in the ICU. The clinical challenges of AFId include the risk of perineal skin breakdown and cross contamination with nosocomial infections, such a Clostridium difficile. In addition, the management of AFId is a burden on nursing time and hospital resources. Despite these challenges, there is little information or evaluation of the prevalence, awareness and management of AFId currently and no standard clinical management. To address these issues, an international panel of intensive care specialists convened to develop a cross-sectional descriptive survey and to discuss the creation of AFId management recommendations. The collective knowledge of the specialists and literature searches from online medical databases were used to create a survey tool and a set of guidelines together with an accompanying management algorithm to aid health care providers to administer the most appropriate care to patients with AFId in the ICU. The guidelines have been specifically designed to take into account how patient severity and comorbidities, coupled with the common AFId-associated clinical complications, can affect management choices. A comprehensive review of the current choices of AFId management strategies, taking into account the spectrum of patient types and hospital economic limitations, has also been included as a reference guide for health care providers to administer the most appropriate care to their patients. It is hoped that the wider adoption of these recommendations will be a step forward in improving the current management of AFId in the ICU.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2018-19
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

+1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2018 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
Leave Your Message 24x7