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Drug Dosage Length of Treatment Rationale/Citation Continue previous meds, no new meds at this time. Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. According to Hsieh (2005), management should begin with nonpharmacologic methods to improve bowel regularity and should proceed to the use of laxatives if nonpharmacologic methods are not successful. N/A Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. N/A Click or tap here to enter text. N/A Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. N/A Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. Click or tap here to enter text. Referral/Consults: No gastroenterologist consult at this time. Rationale/Citation According to Mounsey,Raleigh, & Wilson (2015), management of constipation in older adults include behavioral changes first such as toileting, increasing fiber and fluid P: Plan Address all 5 parts of the comprehensive treatment plan. If you do not wish to order an intervention for any part of the treatment plan, write “None at this time” but do not leave any heading blank. No intervention is self-evident. Provide a rationale and evidence-based in-text citation for each intervention.
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intake. In patients with a poor response to behavioral interventions and laxatives, referral may be warranted for assessment of colonic transit times and for rectal manometry to evaluate for disorders of defecation (Mounsey et al., 2015). Education: Educate on increasing water intake and consuming a diet rich in fiber. Follow up if problems persist or in 5-7days to reevaluate. Rationale/Citation According to Mounsey,Raleigh, & Wilson (2015), management of constipation in older adults include behavioral changes first such as toileting, increasing fiber and fluid intake. The recommended daily fiber intake is 20-35 gram per day (Mounsey et al., 2015). Fiber intake is important for healthy, solid bowel movements. Follow Up: Indicate when patient should return to clinic and provide detailed instructions indicating if the patient should return sooner than scheduled or seek attention elsewhere. Follow up visit in 5-7days to evaluate. Instruct the patient to seek medical attention right away with new symptoms of nausea, vomiting, fever, and worsening abdominal pain. ( see back in 2-3 days) Rationale/Citation In patients with a poor response to behavioral interventions and laxatives, referral may be warranted for assessment of colonic transit times and for rectal manometry to evaluate for disorders of defecation (Cartwright & Knudson, 2008). References Include at least one evidence-based peer-reviewed journal article which relates to this case. Use the correct APA 6th edition formatting. Cartwright, S., & Knudson, M.(2008). Evaluation of acute abdominal pain in adults. American Family Physician. 77(7), 971-978. Retrieved from:
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Hsieh, C. (2005). Treatment of constipation in older adults. American Family Physician.72(11):2277-2284. Retrieved from: Mounsey, A., Raleigh, M., & WIlson, A. (2015). Management of constipation in older adults. American Family Physician, 92(6), 500-504.Retrieved from:
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