nursing management for enema

Nursing Interventions for Enema Administration

Check the doctor’s order. Provide privacy. To prevent feeling of embarrassment. Promote relaxation. To relax anal sphincter and facilitate insertion of rectal tube. Position the client: Adult – left lateral position. Infant/Small children – dorsal recumbent position. Sizes of rectal tube to be used are as follows: Adult – Fr. 22-32 Children – Fr. 14-18 […]