The Revision Guide for Student Nurses (Part I)

Administration of Enema


  1. Define enema.
  2. List 4 possible reasons for the administration of an enema.
  3. Give 6 examples of evacuant enemas.
  4. State the dose for an evacuant enema.
  5. What device is often used to administer an evacuant enema to a medium to large sized dog?
  6. List the equipment that you would prepare prior to administering an evacuant enema to a 0.5kg kitten.