Destenie Shared "bowel elimination" - 4 Picmonics

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bowel elimination

Colostomy Care
Wash with Warm Water
Cut 1/8 inch Around Stoma
Decreases Skin Irritation
Empty When 1/3 to 1/2 Full
Change 3-7 Days
Avoid Odor Causing Foods
Irrigate at Same Time
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2 mins
Ileostomy Care
Monitor Skin Breakdown
Drains Continuously
Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
Low Fiber Diet
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2 mins
Intestinal Obstruction
Partial/Early Obstruction
Severe Abdominal Pain
High Pitched Bowel Sounds
Abdominal Distention
Increased Peristalsis
Total/Neurogenic Obstruction
Absent Bowel Sounds
Paralytic Ileus
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1 min
Enema Administration
Tap Water/Soapsuds
Normal Saline
Hypertonic Solution
Oil Retention
Procedure Education
Wear PPE
Put Patient in Sims Position
Insert Tip
Start Flow Slowly
Stop With Discomfort
Potential for Vagus Response
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2 mins

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