This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: He has an elevated temperature, pulse and blood pressure reading. Communication with the Client The client explained that when he fell, he put his arms out to break his fall. He thinks his arm is broke because it is shaped like an S. He claims it doesn’t hurt too bad as long as he doesn’t move. Pain Scale The Wong-Baker FACES pain rating scale of 0-5 was used. The patient chose 2 when sitting still, and 4 when being moved. Nursing Diagnosis The nursing diagnosis is Acute pain due to physical trauma. A related nursing diagnosis would be activity intolerance due to pain. Pain Management After his arm was reset and a cast was put on, a prescription of Tylenol was ordered for every 4 hours as needed....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course NURSING 122 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '11 term at Baker MI.
- Spring '11