Affiliation: Central Middlesex Hospital
- Constipation in older patients: effects on quality of lifeChristine Norton
St Mark s Hospital, London
Br J Nurs 15:188-92. 2006..Strategies for prevention and minimization of constipation have the potential to substantially improve quality of life for older people...
- Randomized controlled trial of biofeedback for fecal incontinenceChristine Norton
St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Watford Road, Harrow HA 1 3UJ, England, UK
Gastroenterology 125:1320-9. 2003..Behavioral treatment (biofeedback) has been reported to improve fecal incontinence but has not been compared with standard care...
- Long-term results of repeat anterior anal sphincter repairCarolynne J Vaizey
St Mark s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 47:858-63. 2004..Anterior anal sphincter repair for obstetric trauma sometimes fails because of breakdown of the repair. The long-term results of repeating the overlapping repair are not known...
- Patients' views of a colostomy for fecal incontinenceChristine Norton
Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow HA1 3UJ, UK
Dis Colon Rectum 48:1062-9. 2005..Formation of a permanent stoma often is seen as a last resort when all other interventions for fecal incontinence have failed. However, no previous study has examined patients' views of a colostomy to manage fecal incontinence...
- Biofeedback and/or sphincter exercises for the treatment of faecal incontinence in adultsC Norton
St Mark s Hospital, Physiology Unit, Northwick Park, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex, UK HA1 3UJ
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD002111. 2006..Anal sphincter exercises and biofeedback therapy have been used to treat the symptoms of people with faecal incontinence. However, standards of treatment are still lacking and the magnitude of alleged benefits has yet to be established...
- Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for slow transit constipation: a pilot studyB Collins
St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, UK
Colorectal Dis 14:e165-70. 2012..Chronic constipation is a problem with debilitating effects on patients' quality of life. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in patients with slow transit constipation...
- Anal sphincter biofeedback and pelvic floor exercises for faecal incontinence in adults--a systematic reviewC Norton
Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, UK
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:1147-54. 2001..Faecal incontinence is a common health care problem. Biofeedback is extensively used in clinical practice to treat faecal incontinence...
- Systematic review of abdominal surgery for chronic idiopathic constipationN Arebi
St Mark s Hospital, London, UK
Colorectal Dis 13:1335-43. 2011..Some patients will not respond to pharmacological therapy and therefore surgery may be considered. A systematic review of the literature was performed to determine the outcome of surgery...
- Methodology of biofeedback for adults with fecal incontinence: a program of careC Norton
Physiology Unit, St Mark's Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 28:156-68. 2001..A recent evaluation of this program found that two thirds of patients reported improved fecal continence after receiving care from this service...
- Pathophysiology and management of bowel dysfunction in multiple sclerosisP H Wiesel
St Mark's Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middx HA1 3UJ, UK
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:441-8. 2001..In the absence of clinical trial data on bowel management in MS, these should be considered as a consensus on clinical practice from a team specialized in bowel dysfunction...
- Does the St. Mark's incontinence score reflect patients' perceptions? A review of 390 patientsYasuko Maeda
St Mark s Hospital, Watford Road, London, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 51:436-42. 2008..Mark's incontinence score to a change in patients' perception and outcome evaluation after treatment...
- Investigation to predict faecal continence in patients undergoing reversal of a defunctioning stoma (Porridge enema test)D Pares
St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, UK
Colorectal Dis 10:379-85. 2008..A defunctioning stoma is often performed in cases of major anorectal surgery or sphincter injury. This study aimed to assess the Porridge enema (PE) test as a tool to evaluate function prior to stoma closure...
- Women's experiences of faecal incontinence: a studySarah Collings
Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Watford Road, Harrow
Br J Community Nurs 9:520-3. 2004..This article focuses on what it means to live with faecal incontinence and, based on the findings from a small study, discusses the range of experience women with this chronic condition have...
- Nurses, bowel continence, stigma, and taboosChristine Norton
Bowel Control, St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Watford Road, Harrow HA1 3UJ, England
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 31:85-94. 2004..By recognizing the social dimension of this problem and by incorporating knowledge about coping and control into patient teaching and clinical practice, nurses may better meet the needs of those with fecal incontinence...
- Behavioral management of fecal incontinence in adultsChristine Norton
Physiology Unit, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Gastroenterology 126:S64-70. 2004..Development and validation of outcome measures are important, and predictors of outcome and effects in patient subgroups, especially elderly and neurologically impaired patients, should also be investigated...
- Fecal incontinence: the quality of reported randomized, controlled trials in the last ten yearsDavid Pares
Department of Physiology, St Mark s Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 51:88-95. 2008..This study was designed to analyze the characteristics and the quality of reporting of randomized, controlled trials published during the last ten years on fecal incontinence...
- Specialist nurses in gastroenterologyChristine Norton
St Mark s Hospital, Northwick Park, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ, UK
J R Soc Med 95:331-5. 2002
- Treatment of constipation and fecal incontinence in stroke patients: randomized controlled trialDanielle Harari
Department of Aging and Health, St Thomas Hospital, 9th Floor, North Wing, Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EH, UK
Stroke 35:2549-55. 2004..This is the first randomized controlled trial to evaluate treatment of constipation and fecal incontinence in stroke survivors...
- Editorial comment re: Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence and constipation in adults: a short version Cochrane reviewChristine Norton
Neurourol Urodyn 27:154. 2008
- A patient-centered approach to developing a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment of anal incontinenceNikki Cotterill
Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 51:82-7. 2008..This study was designed to identify question items required for a comprehensive symptom and quality of life assessment for individuals with anal incontinence...
- St. Mark's incontinence scoreYasuko Maeda
Dis Colon Rectum 50:2252. 2007
- Management of faecal incontinence in adults: summary of NICE guidanceChristine Norton
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London
BMJ 334:1370-1. 2007
- Contribution of specialist nurses in managing patients with IBDLisa Younge
St Mark s Hospital and Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, King s College London
Br J Nurs 16:208-12. 2007..There is no known medical cure for either condition, and surgery often involves stoma formation and, therefore, has major implications for the patient in terms of management and body image...
- Randomized, controlled trial of anal electrical stimulation for fecal incontinenceChristine Norton
Burdett Institute of Gastrointestinal Nursing, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, and Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, King s College London, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 49:190-6. 2006....
- The master's degree in gastrointestinal nursing in the United KingdomChristine Norton
Gastroenterol Nurs 28:433-4. 2005
- The problem of incontinence is still with usChristine Norton
J Adv Nurs 53:496-7. 2006