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CCC Constipation

CCC Pediatric Constipation

Constipation alteration in the frequency, consistency or ease of passing stool, passin less than three times a week, painful bowel movement
Obstipation extremely long intervals between defecation
Encoporesis constipation with fecal soiling, may arise secondary to organic disorders or in association with systemic disorders
Chronic Constipation result of environmental or psychological factors or a combonation of the two factors
Newborn Constipation if the first meconium stool does not pass with in 24 to 36 hours, assess for intestinal atresis or stenosis
Infant Constipation organic causes: Hirschsprung Disease (HD), hypothyroidism, strictures related to dietary practices, withheld due to pain on defecation. Tx with food, fluid and fiber
Childhood/Adolescent Constipation results due to environmental changes or normal development when a child begins to attain control over bodily functions, stress, changes in toileting patterns, deliberately withheld due to pain of defecation
Nursing Care Management of Constipation assess bowel movements, diet, events related to onset, drugs, consistency, color, frequency and other characteristics of the stool
Created by: RJost
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