Agents to manage constipation
Open Procedures (nephrolithotomy, pyelolithotomy, ureterolithotomy, or cystotomy)
The patient talks with the nurse about bladder health. What is one of the most important recommendations the nurse can make for this patient?
The nurse is caring for a confused patient who is wearing a vest restraint in bed. The nurse speaks with an unlicensed assistant about toileting the patient. The nurse knows the unlicensed assistant understands the toileting procedure when making which statement?
If a patient has a colostomy in the area known as the “ascending colon,” what would the nurse expect of the stool in the colostomy device?
A patient with a history of cardiac problems talks with the nurse about bowel elimination. The nurse stresses to the patient not to strain during bowel movements. Straining can put pressure on the vagas nerve and cause bradycardia. The nurse is explaining which physiological action?
The nurse is talking with a patient who was just diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. The patient asks the nurse how to prevent such infections in the future. The nurse should make which appropriate recommendations for the patient? (Select all that apply.)