New Caregiver Alert: Bowel Impaction



illustration of a sad bowel

Did you Know?

  • A person is considered constipated if they have fewer than 3 bowel movements per week
  • Early identification and treatment is important
  • Bowel obstruction can lead to aspiration, perforation, and peritonitis
  • Bowel or fecal impaction can be life threatening

Learn the symptoms, causes and treatment of bowel impaction in this latest Caregiver Alert by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).



2018

  • E-News

    Enter your email in the field below, let us know you're not a robot, and click the SIGN UP button.


    By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Informing Families, 2600 Martin Way, Suite F , Olympia, WA, 98501, http://www.informingfamilies.org. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

  • Translate