need help for NCPRegister Today!
- by justminenotyours Jul 9what can be the nursing diagnosis for this patient?
chief complaint: difficulty in defecating ( 2 months constipated)
diagnosis: partial gut obstruction secondary to colonic new growth t/c malignant
on general liquid diet
NGT (OF 615 kcal)
weighs 66 kg
male, 73 years old
had colonoscopy, no further surgery, waiting for biopsy of the mass
- Jul 9 by kloneWhat do you think it would be? What would be the experiences and risks of a person who hasn't been able to poop well in two months, and is on a full liquid diet while awaiting biopsy results that might tell him he has cancer?
- Jul 9 by roser13What do you think?
Can you show us an example of what you think might be an appropriate diagnosis?