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Which statement is the most appropriate goal for a nursing diagnosis of diarrhea?



A. €The patient will experience decreased frequency of bowel elimination.
B. The patient will take anti-diarrheal medication.
C. €The patient will give a stool specimen for laboratory examinations.
D. €The patient will save urine for inspection by the nurse.

This question is part of Nursing Board Review : Fundamentals in Nursing Part 1- RNpedia
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jun 21, 2017

€śThe patient will experience decreased frequency of bowel elimination.”

The goal is the opposite, healthy response of the problem statement of the nursing diagnosis. In this situation, the problem statement is diarrhea.
 

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