Evaluation of Diarrhea in the ICU
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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)
- Shock (hypovolemic or septic)
- Severe electrolyte (Na/K) or acid-base derangements
- Surgical evaluation for acute abdomen
- DEFINITION OF DIARRHEA: stool volume >250-300 g/day, or 3 or more loose stools/day. Alternatively, may be simply an increased frequency and decreased consistency of stool compared with pt’s baseline.
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Last updated: April 16, 2010
"Evaluation of Diarrhea in the ICU." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534134/all/Evaluation_of_Diarrhea_in_the_ICU.
Evaluation of Diarrhea in the ICU. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534134/all/Evaluation_of_Diarrhea_in_the_ICU. Accessed October 20, 2019.
Evaluation of Diarrhea in the ICU. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534134/all/Evaluation_of_Diarrhea_in_the_ICU
Evaluation of Diarrhea in the ICU [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 October 20]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534134/all/Evaluation_of_Diarrhea_in_the_ICU.
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