[Get Answer] What interventions should be included in the plan of care for this patient?

Devry NR305 Week 5 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
2016 March

DQ 1

Assessment of the Abdomen (graded)

Kevin Valeri is a 64-year-old man who presents to the
gastroenterologist’s office with constipation and abdominal bloating.

Subjective Data

Pain
level is a 4/10 location = right lower abdomen
Retired
Engineer
States
he has been going to the bathroom with the help of laxatives, but not
having regular movements
Appetite
is decreased, some nausea
PMH:
depression, anxiety, chronic constipation
Objective Data

Vital
signs: T 37 degrees Centigrade, P 64, R 16, BP 124/58
Bowel
sounds hypoactive in all four quadrants
Medications:
Lamictal 200mg daily, Lexapro 10 mg daily
Weight
= 210 lbs, last visit weight = 195
What
other assessments should be included for this patient?
What
questions should the nurse ask with regard to the abdominal pain?
From
the readings, subjective data, and objective data, what is the most
probable cause of the abdominal pain?
What
should be included in the plan of care?
What
interventions should be included in the plan of care for this patient?

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