ilieus and how to dx and treat it - page 2

Hi all. I have had a few patients recently that have developed ilieus post c-section. I am putting this in the general thread because I know that patients develop it from other surgeries as well.... Read More

  1. by   nightmare
    Years ago the protocol was,listen for bowel sounds,start them on 30ml per hour water only for 4 hours.If that was tolerated up the fluid to,I think,100ml.Check for bowel sounds regularly.It is maybe still the same,I haven't been in surgical for a while!