Constipation Care plan

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA COLLEGE OF NURSING ADULT HEALTH NURSING 1 - NU 304 DATE OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: 10/11/10 NURSING PROCESS FORM STUDENT’S NAME: Kim Biro Nursing Diagnosis Goals (Planning) (3) Nursing Interventions Rationale for Interventions * must list sources Evaluation of Goals Constipation related to small bowel resection, opioid analgesics, and immobility AEB the inability to pass stool. Given the prescribed nursing care, the patient will regain her normal bowel pattern prior to discharge AEB: 1. Active bowel sounds upon auscultation in all 4 quadrants. 2. Abdomen is soft, flat, and without distention upon assessment. 3. Patient will void soft and formed stools in her normal frequency. Resources: Swearingen, Pamela. (2008). All-in-One Care Planning Resource. (2 nd Edition). St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc. Doenges, Marilynn, Moorhouse, Mary, & Murr, Alice. (2005). Nursing Diagnosis Manual. (2 nd Edition). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis,
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