Lloyd Bennett is a 76-year-old male who was admitted through the Emergency Department 2 days ago with a femoral head fracture sustained in a fall outdoors and underwent left hip arthroplasty. All drains have been removed. Provider changed the dressing this morning, and the dressing is currently clean, dry, and intact. Patient has complained of fatigue with physical therapy and does not tolerate changes in position without dizziness. Complete blood count this morning identified hemoglobin of 7 g/dL. The provider has ordered two units of packed red blood cells to be given. The lab has called and the first unit is ready.
Medical-Surgical Nursing Care
Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 14th Edition
Hip Arthroplasty, Chapter 40, pp. 1144-1154
Care of the Postoperative Patient, Chapter 19, pp. 456-476
Blood Components, Chapter 32, pp. 903-909
Blood Transfusion, Chapter 32, pp. 917-923
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