Situation : Mr. Sean is admitted to the hospital with a bowel obstruction. He complained of colicky pain and inability to pass stool. Q. Client education should be given in order to prevent constipation. Nurse Leonard’s health teaching should include which of the following?
Rationale: The use of natural laxatives such as foods and fruits high in fiber is still the best way of preventing constipation Increasing fluid intake, taking laxatives judiciously and exercise also can prevent this.