A nurse is caring for a client who has just undergone an ileostomy procedure. The nurse expects how much drainage from the ileostomy during the first 24 hours post-op?

  • 650 mL
  • 800 mL
  • 1,500 mL
  • 3,500 mL
Number 3 is correct.
During the first 24 hours post-op following an ileostomy, expected drainage is between 1,500mL and 2,000 mL.