A bowel diary records the times and types of bowel motions passed. It is a tool health professionals may use to determine the type of bowel problems you are experiencing when developing your treatment plan.
The Bristol Stool Scale or Bristol Stool Chart is a medical aid designed to classify stools (known as ‘faeces’ or ‘poo’) into seven groups. It was first developed in 1997.
This fact sheet explains what constipation is and how it can affect bladder control. It suggests strategies for improvement and where to get help.
This brochure outlines the five steps to help men and women keep in control of their bladder and bowel.