Overview of Fecal Incontinence (FI)

Fecal Incontinence

This is an overview of fecal incontinence; its cause, prevalence, and management. Bowel continence is one of our fundamental expectations and a basic element of quality of life.

Learning objectives:

  • Knowledge of different causes, risk factors, and prevalence of FI to know when and who to ask about the condition
  • Increase knowledge about the consequences of FI, both for the individual and the society
    • Management of FI