DISCHARGE PLANNING/ INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOME.

S/P OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION OF RIGHT HIP by doctor Lovegod Undertree,MD.

Problem focused: Impaired mobility. Nurse:Discharge instructions given and educated patient and family on pain medication and other medications administration at home.Print important information about medications and side effects for patient. Right lower extremity elevated on pillows.

Patient and family demonstrated understanding. Nurse documented teaching.Social worker and case manager assessment completed. Physical therapist and Occupational therapist evaluation and re- evaluation completed. Progress of treatment documented. Patient and family education on mobility, gait training and range of motion documented by Physical therapist. Physical therapist educated patient and family on nonweight bearing to the right lower extremity x3months.Follow up with doctor Lovegod Undertree,MD in three months.They demonstrated understanding. Patient and family are following fall prevention direction.

Fall precautions protocol during hospitalization:

Alertness.( armband,door,side rails,patient chart)

Bed in low position.

Call light within reach.

Non-slip footwear.

Assist patient with mobility, clear the bedside. Assist with activities of daily living.

Provide support

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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