The Effects of Abdominal Massage and Bowel Recipe for the Relief of Constipation Among Residents in a Care'and Attention Home for Persons with Physical Disability in Hong Kong

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304282
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Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Effects of Abdominal Massage and Bowel Recipe for the Relief of Constipation Among Residents in a Care'and Attention Home for Persons with Physical Disability in Hong Kong
Author(s):
Wong, Kar Yan Alice
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Pi Iota
Author Details:
Kar Yan Alice Wong, RN, PhD, hsawong@inet.polyu.edu.hk
Abstract:

Session presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Purpose: Constipation, defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week (ROM III Criteria), is a common problem. A growing proportion of disabled residents on anti-seizure medications are living longer yet the routine care in using laxatives to relieve constipation can no longer be effective after prolonged use. Therefore, non-invasive abdominal massage and high fiber dietary supplements interventions were introduced.'

Methods: This study aimed to increase the quality of care by early identification of constipation cases with abdominal massage treatment. Baseline data on bowel and dietary habits were collected from 196 residents. The prevalence of constipation was 21.4% (n=42). Data collection related to stool consistency, stool frequency and laxative use were collected over 18 weeks study period on 30 clients recruited based on inclusion criteria.'

Results: Inclusion of bowel recipe in diet has shown some improvement in constipation management. No significant change was noted in bowel frequency except subjective expression of shortened time to defecation and also increased fruit and vegetable consumption due to increase awareness.

Conclusion: This health promotion program prepared frontline workers to be equipped with skills learned during the abdominal massage workshop to apply the skills at point of care when needs are identified. Abdominal massage had also facilitated more interactions between residents and their family.

Keywords:
constipation; abdominal massage; bowel recipe
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013 ; 22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleThe Effects of Abdominal Massage and Bowel Recipe for the Relief of Constipation Among Residents in a Care'and Attention Home for Persons with Physical Disability in Hong Kongen
dc.contributor.authorWong, Kar Yan Aliceen
dc.contributor.departmentPi Iotaen
dc.author.detailsKar Yan Alice Wong, RN, PhD, hsawong@inet.polyu.edu.hken
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304282-
dc.description.abstract<p>Session presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b>Constipation, defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week (ROM III Criteria), is a common problem. A growing proportion of disabled residents on anti-seizure medications are living longer yet the routine care in using laxatives to relieve constipation can no longer be effective after prolonged use. Therefore, non-invasive abdominal massage and high fiber dietary supplements interventions were introduced.' <p><b>Methods: </b>This study aimed to increase the quality of care by early identification of constipation cases with abdominal massage treatment. Baseline data on bowel and dietary habits were collected from 196 residents. The prevalence of constipation was 21.4% (n=42). Data collection related to stool consistency, stool frequency and laxative use were collected over 18 weeks study period on 30 clients recruited based on inclusion criteria.' <p><b>Results: </b>Inclusion of bowel recipe in diet has shown some improvement in constipation management. No significant change was noted in bowel frequency except subjective expression of shortened time to defecation and also increased fruit and vegetable consumption due to increase awareness. <p><b>Conclusion: </b>This health promotion program prepared frontline workers to be equipped with skills learned during the abdominal massage workshop to apply the skills at point of care when needs are identified. Abdominal massage had also facilitated more interactions between residents and their family.en
dc.subjectconstipationen
dc.subjectabdominal massageen
dc.subjectbowel recipeen
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:32:43Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22en
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:32:43Z-
dc.conference.date2013en
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en
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