What more does the APRN need to know about Russell’s bowel problems

PART II

Identify the prompt in the subject line of your post, for example, Case Scenario 1 – Russell.

Complete all Part II elements of the discussion:

Each prompt has additional key questions to address in the body of your response to ensure an understanding of learning objectives.

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Case Scenario 1: Russell is a 7-year-old boy who weighs 50 pounds. He is frequently teased at school because he soils his pants and is called the “stinky kid” by his peers. His mother states that this has been occurring for the past 8 months. She brought him into the clinic because she thinks he might have an intestinal infection. She also reports that once a ,week he has very large bowel movements that completely clog the toilet.

What more does the APRN need to know about Russell’s bowel problems?

What type of diagnostic testing should the APRN order?

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