(c) Amount. Enter the total amount of irrigation fluid actually
introduced into the patient's body.
(d) Accumulative total. Enter the total amount of irrigation fluid which
the patient has received during the reporting period (amount plus previous accumulative
f. Grand Total Intake. At the end of the reporting period, add together the last
figure in the accumulative total column from each input section and enter the sum in the
"Grand Total Intake" section. This is the amount of fluid which the patient has received
during the reporting period.
g. Urine Output. Urine output includes urine that is voided by the patient and
urine that is drained using a catheter.
(1) Measure urine output. A bedpan or urinal is used for voiding so that the
urine can be accurately measured. An empty IV bottle with an improvised paper funnel
may be used to measure the amount of fluid voided if a wide-mouth graduated cylinder
is not available. If the patient has a urinary catheter, the bag connected to the catheter
will have markings for measuring the amount of urine in the bag.
Record urine output. Record urine output as follows:
Time. Enter the time that the patient voided.
Amount. Enter the amount the patient voided.
(c) Accumulative total. Enter the total amount of urine output by the
patient during the reporting period (amount plus previous accumulative total).
h. Nasogastric Output.
(1) Measure nasogastric output. Nasogastric output from nasogastric
irrigation can be captured using a bottle that has markings for measuring liquid content.
Otherwise, capture the output and pour it into a graduated cylinder to measure the
Record nasogastric output. Record nasogastric output as follows:
Time. Enter the time that the nasogastric drainage bottle was
(b) Amount. Enter the amount of drainage (obtained using the scale
on the drainage bottle).