All NICE products on faecal incontinence. Includes any guidance, advice, NICE Pathways and quality standards.
This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.
Everything NICE has said on managing faecal incontinence in adults in an interactive flowchart
This quality standard covers managing faecal (bowel) incontinence in adults (aged 18 and over) in the community (at home and in care homes) and in all hospital departments. It includes assessment of bowel control problems, advice and support, and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Evidence-based recommendations on injectable bulking agents for treating faecal incontinence (bowel or anal incontinence)
Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for treating faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on stimulated graciloplasty for faecal incontinence (creating a new anal sphincter muscle)
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal (bowel) incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on transabdominal artificial bowel sphincter implantation for faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for faecal incontinence
Advice on the use of the Secca system for treating faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of Axonics sacral neuromodulation system (SNM) for overactive bladder and faecal incontinence to aid local decision-making
Evidence shows that biofeedback for treating functional faecal incontinence is not effective in children and should not be used. NICE...
Evidence-based recommendations on artificial anal sphincter implantation for treating faecal incontinence