49399484-Child-gastroenteritis

49399484-Child-gastroenteritis - NURSING CARE PLAN GOAL 1....

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Fluid and electrolyte imbalances can alter vital body functions. Aids in the diagnosis and in monitoring the child’s status. Frequent defecation and some infectious organisms can cause bleeding. Rapid notification of the physician will facilitate treatment. Helps prevent transmission of microorganisms. Prevents exposure of other patients and staff. The child may be weak, incontinent, physically impaired, or anxious and require assistance to use the bathroom. Provides necessary fluids and nutrients. Ensures early intervention. Will determine if output exceeds input. Long periods of time without urine output can be an early indicator of poor renal function. A child should produce 1 mL of urine/kg/hr. The degree of dehydration can be determined by the percentage of weight loss. Daily weights aid in determining progress toward rehydration. Will determine degree of hydration and adequacy of interventions. NOC Suggested Outcome: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: Balance of water and electrolytes in the intracellular and extracellular compartments of the body. The child’s bowel function returns to normal. NOC Suggested Outcome: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: Balance of water and electrolytes in the intracellular and extracellular compartments of the body. The child has normal fluid and
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