D Z Bliss
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Acquisition of Clostridium difficile and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in hospitalized patients receiving tube feedingD Z Bliss
University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis 55455 0324, USA
Ann Intern Med 129:1012-9. 1998..Clostridium difficile is the most common infectious cause of nosocomial diarrhea, but its role in diarrhea associated with tube feeding has not been rigorously investigated...
- Fecal incontinence in hospitalized patients who are acutely illD Z Bliss
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis 55455 0324, USA
Nurs Res 49:101-8. 2000..Information about fecal incontinence experienced by patients in acute-care settings is lacking. The relationship of fecal incontinence to several well-known nosocomial or iatrogenic causes of diarrhea has not been determined...
- Supplementation with dietary fiber improves fecal incontinenceD Z Bliss
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Nurs Res 50:203-13. 2001..Because fecal incontinence has been shown to be exacerbated by liquid stools or diarrhea, management strategies that make stool consistency less loose or liquid may be useful...
- Reliability of a stool consistency classification systemD Zimmaro Bliss
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 28:305-13. 2001..This research determined the inter-rater and test-retest reliability of a stool consistency classification system and the agreement between the subjects' and expert investigators' classifications...