BOWEL IRRIGATION . Prepared by Salwa Maghrabi. Outlines . Definition Indications Contraindications The procedure Equipments Preparation phase Procedural steps Complications Patient teaching . Objectives . Define the bowel irrigation .
medical process involving the rapid administration of large volumes of an osmotically balanced polythelyen glycol solution (Golytely , Colyte), either orally or via a nasogastric tube , to flush out the entire gastrointestinal tract .