Constipation related to the irregular pattern of defecation

Nursing Care Plan for Constipation

Constipation related to the irregular pattern of defecation

Objectives:
Patients can defecate regularly (every day)

Expected outcomes are:
  • Defecation can be done once a day.
  • The consistency of soft stool.
  • Elimination of excess stool without straining.
Intervention:
Independent:
  • Determine the pattern of defecation for clients and train clients to do.
  • Set the time for clients such as defecation after meals.
  • Give the range of fibrous nutrients according to the indication.
  • Give fluids if not contraindicated 2-3 liters per day.
Collaboration:
  • Giving a laxative or enema as indicated.
Rational:
  • To restore order to the client defecation pattern.
  • To facilitate the defecation reflex.
  • High fiber nutrients to carry fecal elimination.
  • To soften the stool elimination.
  • To soften the stool.

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