Posts tagged "constipation"
Constipation Nursing Care Plan

Constipation Nursing Care Plan

Constipation abnormally delayed or infrequent passage of dry hardened feces (Merriam Webster). Constipation interferes with normal holistic functioning of individual clients. Constipation may be caused by a multitude of factors, some of these include poor dietary intake, a sedentary lifestyle and poor fluid intake.Stress may also cause constipation due to the increased sypathetic responses involved...
Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Drug study

Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Drug study

Generic Name:Bisacodyl Brand Name:Apo-Bisacodyl  , Bisacolax, Bisco-Lax  , Dacodyl, Deficol, Dulcolax, Fleet Bisacodyl, Laxit  , Theralax Classifications: gastrointestinal agent; stimulant laxative Pregnancy Category:C Availability 5 mg tablets;  10 mg suppository Actions Expands intestinal fluid volume by increasing epithelial permeability. Therapeutic effects Induces peristaltic contractions by direct stimulation of sensory nerve endings in the colonic wall....
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