UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System

Bowel

Neurogenic Bowel: What You Should Know (PDF)
This consumer guide is published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine.

Bowel Management following Spinal Cord Injury (PDF)
Reviews the process of digestion; types of bowel programs, how one's bowel program is affected at different levels of injury. Gives suggestions for a successful bowel program and tips on managing bowel problems. This and other InfoSheets are provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS).

Bowel Management
This 25 minute video stresses management and its importance on QOL, predicting bowel movements, avoiding bowel accidents, Bowel care procedures, Anatomical model demonstrations. Impact of nutrition, water, and medications on bowel management, and colostomy management. This video 1 in an 11-part video series provided by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS)

Bowel Problems
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System – Spanish

Colonoscopy
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System – Spanish

Colostomies
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System – Spanish

Taking Care of Your Bowels: The Basics
SCI Patient Education Pamphlet from the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS).

Taking Care of Your Bowels: Ensuring Success
SCI Patient Education Pamphlet from the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS).

Bowel System: Common Problems
Information sheet from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Nursing Practice Council

Bowel System
Information sheet from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Nursing Practice Council

Bowel
A chapter from the Spinal Cord Injury Patient – Family Teaching Manual published by the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley (RSCICDV) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Spanish