Please help with peds case (intake/output)

  1. My pt has an input of 192ml and output of 26ml from ostomy including 2 full diapers by the end of my shift. Is this normal?
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  3. by   Guy in Babyland
    depends on how big the child is.
  4. by   DisneyNurseGal
    Does your facility weigh diapers?
  5. by   jess124
    The child is a 2yr old and weighs 27lbs
  6. by   jess124
    I work home health and we don't weigh the diapers
  7. by   caliotter3
    What did you clinical supervisor tell you? Two full diapers sounds pretty good to me.
  8. by   KelRN215
    How long was your shift? Two full diapers in an 8 hour shift is fine. But 192 mL of intake in an 8 hours is less than the maintenance fluid requirement for a 27 lb child. Ostomy output would depend on what is normal for the child/his underlying condition.
  9. by   jess124
    They said it was normal
  10. by   jess124
    My shift is 5 hours long
  11. by   jess124
    Thank you for all the responses!

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