bowel continence

bowel continence

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as control of passage of stool from the bowel. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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The pelvic floor also has a role in sexual pleasure, stability of the pelvis and lower back, maintaining bowel continence, and assists in labour by helping the baby's head turn," Holly adds.
The two bladder and bowel continence questions are also summed.