Activity Bed rest

7. Nursing: Keep head-of-bed at 40 degrees, guaiac stools; turn patient q2h while awake, chart stools. Seizure precautions, egg crate mattress, soft restraints prn. Record inputs and outputs.

8. Diet: Low protein nasogastric enteral feedings (Hepatic-Aid II) at 30 mL/hr. Increase rate by 25-50 mL/hr at 24 hr intervals as tolerated until final rate of 50-100 mL/hr as tolerated. No dietary protein for 8 hours.

9. IV Fluids: D5W at TKO, Foley to closed drainage.

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