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Short & Long Term Goals

by frontliNURSE frontliNURSE (New) New Student

Has 2 years experience.

What are the short term and long term goals for diarrhea and cough and colds

Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in OR, education. Has 16 years experience.

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Patient explains cause of diarrhea and rationale for treatment.

Patient consumes at least 1500-2000 mL of clear liquids within 24 hours period.

Patient maintains good skin turgor and weight at usual level.

Patient reports less diarrhea within 36 hours.

Patient defecates formed, soft stoolevery day to every third day.

Patient maintains a rectal area free of irritation.


You can basically make any long or short as long as it makes sense to your patient. Make sure it’s measurable and achievable