Nursing Diagnosis Constipation related to decreased gastrointestinal function due to decreased metabolism

Nursing Diagnosis Constipation related to decreased gastrointestinal function due to decreased metabolism

Goal: Demonstrate the ability of the gastrointestinal tract, to remove feces effectively

Expected outcomes: patients showed:
  • Intestinal motility 5-35 x / min
  • No abdominal distension
  • Clients do not straining during defecation
  • The structure of soft stool

Nursing Interventions:

1. Encourage increased fluid intake and a diet rich in fiber.
Rational: softens the stool and increasing stool mass.

2. Encourage clients to enhance mobilization within the limits of exercise tolerance.
Rationale: Increase stool evacuation

3. Emphasize avoidance of straining during defecation.
Rational: To prevent changes in vital signs.

4. Collaboration: for the administration of laxatives and enemas when needed.
Rationale: To dilute the stool.

5. Intestinal peristaltic auscultation.
Rationale: Knowing the level of success of the intervention.

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