Constipation Teaching

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Page 2 What can be done to avoid constipation? Normal bowel movement habits are different for each person. How often you have bowel movements can vary from 3 stools a day to 3 stools a

INSTRUCTION SHEET: CONSTIPATION The Student Health Provider has treated you for constipation. Constipation consists of a change from your usual pattern, with stools becoming less frequent and more difficult to pass.

constipation and impaction. Assessing causative factors is an essential first step in teaching and planning for improved bowel elimination. Sufficient fluid intake is necessary for the bowel to absorb suffi-cient amounts of liquid to promote proper stool consistency.

Orig. 01 07, rev. 05 11 PATIENT / FAMILY TEACHING SHEET Managing Constipation What is constipation? Bowel movements occurring less often than what is the normal pattern

Functional Constipation and Soiling in Children What is Constipation? Constipation is a word used to describe stools (bowel movements) that are passed less often than every three days. Teaching for you and your child about the constipation problem.

Constipation and Opioid (Pain Medicine) Use When should I call my doctor? You should call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:

Practice Guidelines for the Management of Constipation in Adults ©2002 Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation 3 INTRODUCTION Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint of persons in primary, acute, or

CONSTIPATION DEFINITION Diagnostic Findings • Painful passage of stools: The most reliable sign of constipation is discomfort with the passage of a bowel movement. • Inability to pass stools: These children feel a desperate urge to have a bowel movement (BM),

Kids and Constipation: A Guide for Parents and Families. What is constipation? Your child may be constipated if he or she has fewer bowel movements (BMs) than usual or has hard stool (poop) for two or more weeks.

MANAGING CONSTIPATION What is Constipation? Bowel movements occurring less often than what is the normal pattern Hard stool Increased difficulty moving bowels

Introduction This lesson discusses urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence, and constipation. You and your staff can make a big difference in your patients’ lives by helping them overcome incontinence and constipation through the use of these guidelines.

Docusate (DOK-yoo-sate) Docusate, also called Colace, is a stool softener. It is used to treat or prevent constipation. How to Take This Medicine

Lesson Plan: Choosing Whole Grains. Audience: Adults: With or without children, Seniors. Goal: To increase the use of whole grains by adults and children

Preventing Constipation Constipation is common after delivery due to relaxed bowel and abdominal musculature. If you experience constipation, do the following: • Keep bowel movement soft by drinking six to nine glasses of water each day;

Nursing Care during the Fourth Trimester Chapter KELLY CRUM 16 • Discuss discharge teaching and postpartum home care. LEARNING OBJECTIVES couplet care One nurse, educated in both mother • Plan of Care—Postpartum Care-Vaginal Birth

Constipation Risk for Impaired Skin Integrity Ineffective Role Performace Risk for Imbalanced Nutrition Anxiety PC: Hyperglycemia PC: Anemia 3. Draw the Concept Map Based on the instructor guidelines and problems identified, the student

Functional Constipation and Soiling in Children What is Constipation? Constipation is a word used to describe stools (bowel movements) that are passed less often than every three days. Teaching for you and your child about the constipation problem.

Patient Care Services 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305 Management of Constipation Patient Education Constipation may be a side effect while you are taking pain medications.

Opioid Patient Education: What you don’t know could kill . Teaching materials Side effects Constipation, dependence,

Constipation is defined as either a decrease in the frequency of bowel movements, or the painful passage of bowel move-ments. Children 1 – 4 years of age typically

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