nursing management for diarrhea

Nursing Interventions for Diarrhea

Replace fluid and electrolyte losses Provide good perianal care. Diarrheal stool is oftentimes highly acidic. This causes anal soreness and irritation in the perianal area. Promote rest. To reduce peristalsis. Diet Small amounts of bland foods Low fiber diet BRAT Diet (banna, rice, apple, toast) Avoid excessively hot or cold fluids. These are stimulants. Potassium-rich […]