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A patient who was diagnosed with senile dementia has become incontinent of urine. The patients daughter asks the nurse why this is happening. The best response by the nurse is:
You are caring for a patient who has suffered a spinal cord injury. You are concerned about the patients elimination status. As the nurse, your primary concern is to
The process of digestion is important for every living organism for the purpose of nourishment. Where does most digestion take place in the body?
The nurse is listening for bowel sounds in a postoperative patient. The bowel sounds are slow, as they are heard only every 3 to 4 minutes. The patient asks the nurse why this is happening. The best response from the nurse would be which of the following?
A primary prevention tool used for colon cancer screening is
[Multiple Response] During an assessment, the patient states that his bowel movements cause discomfort because the stool is hard and difficult to pass. As the nurse, you make which of the following suggestions to assist the patient with improving the quality of his bowel movement? (Select all that apply.)
a. Increase fiber intake.
b. Increase water consumption.
c. Decrease physical exercise.
d. Refrain from alcohol.
e. Refrain from smoking.
[Multiple Response] When conducting a health history assessment, the nurse would want to know what important information about the patients elimination status? (Select all that apply.)
a. Recent changes in elimination patterns
b. Changes in color, consistency, or odor of stool or urine
c. Time of day patient defecates
d. Discomfort or pain with elimination
e. List of medications taken by patient
f. Patients preferences for toileting