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Constipation Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

constipation nursing diagnosis

Constipation is a medical condition characterized by infrequent bowel movement, difficult passage of stool, or both. It is often defined as less than three bowel movements in a week. Constipation has several causes, which may include gastrointestinal disorders, neurological problems, post-surgical status, ongoing chemotherapy treatment, or even pregnancy. The treatment is often directed not only … Read more

Diarrhea Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

Nursing Diagnosis for Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common gastrointestinal problem that affects people of all ages. It is characterized by frequent, loose, and watery bowel movements that can cause discomfort and dehydration. It can also occur with an increased volume of waste, abdominal pain and/or cramping, hyperactive bowel sounds, as well as increased urgency and frequency (more than 3 … Read more

Bowel Obstruction Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

Bowel Obstruction Nursing Diagnosis

Bowel Obstruction (intestinal obstruction) is a condition wherein there is a blockage that prevents food or fluid from entering either the small intestines ( small bowel obstruction ) or the large intestines. Reasons for bowel obstruction may precipitate due to fibrous tissue development (adhesions) after abdominopelvic surgery; hernias; colon cancer; some medications; or inflammatory bowel … Read more

Ascites Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Care Plan

nursing diagnosis for ascites

Ascites Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions Ascites NCLEX Review and Nursing Care Plans Ascites is the medical term to describe the accumulation of fluid in the abdomen. Ascites is often associated with severe liver disease, but its causes may vary. Ascites usually presents with marked swelling of the patients’ abdomen, increased abdominal girth and … Read more