Nursing Case Study: Bowel Elimination


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Which of the following questions was asked as part of the bowel elimination assessment?

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1. Setting the outcome of having one soft bowel movement a day was a part of which part of the nursing process?

2. What could be the cause of constipation?

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Our handy quiz/worksheet combo is made up of questions about this nursing case study on bowel elimination. When you answer these questions, you'll be asked about what causes constipation and the assessment part of the nursing process as highlighted in this case study.

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  • The questions asked as part of the bowel elimination assessment
  • Which part of the nursing process includes setting the outcome of having one bowel movement a day
  • What causes constipation
  • What was included in the assessment part of the nursing process
  • A potentially unavoidable plan to improve bowel movements if a patient is still in severe pain

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  • Give another name for a CVA
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