Help To Use A Bed Or Urinal Care Guide

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

What are bed and urinals?

Bed and bathroom toilets urinals are devices that allow people who lie prostrate in bed, urinate or have bowel movements. A man may use the bed toilet for his bowel movements but may prefer to use urinal to urinate. Women usually use the bed toilet to urinate and for their bowel movements.

Why does a person need a bed or urinal?

A person may need a toilet in a bed or a potty due to his inability to walk to the bathroom. It is possible that the person has an illness, injury or surgery that prevents him from walking. A person should urinate and have bowel movements regularly to help prevent other medical problems. There may only be a little time between the urge to urinate and urinate. The doctor should respond quickly to these bedside needs.

What types of bed and urinals are there?

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  • Adam Floyd