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Constipation / Diarrhea related to Anemia

Constipation / Diarrhea related to Anemia

Nursing Diagnosis: Constipation / Diarrhea related to a reduction in dietary inputs, changes in digestion, the side effects of oral therapy.

Signs :
  • frequency change
  • characteristics and the amount of feces
  • nausea / vomiting
  • anorexia
  • sudden abdominal pain
  • impaired bowel sounds.

Expected outcomes are:
  • normal bowel function
  • behavioral changes necessary to live as the cause.

Nursing Intervention:
  • Observation of color, consistency, frequency, amount.
  • Auscultation of bowel sounds
  • Supervise the input / output
  • Encourage input 2500-3000 ml
  • Consult with a nutritionist: high-fiber diet
  • Give an enema as indicated
  • Give anti-diarrheal medications as indicated.