On admission rt foot swollen red with a yellow

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On admission: Rt foot swollen, red, with a yellow discharge. On admission: Pt experiencing chest pain Full thickness skins involving damage to or necrosis of, subcutaneous tissue that may extend down to, but not through, underlying fascia. Lower extremity Assessment on Day of Care (Which, if any expected manifestations from first column were present on the day you took care of this patient? What diagnosis- related symptoms were present during your assessment?) Full thickness skins involving damage to or necrosis of, subcutaneous tissue that may extend down to, but not through, underlying fascia. Presents clinically as a deep crater with or without undermining. I was unable to find any symptoms of DVT’s because it was already being treated with anticoagulant medication and the Pt stated not feeling any symptoms
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CASE STUDY DATA FORM (HOSPITAL) 7 2011, p. 4) Homans’ sign may be demonstrable in DVT. (Kesieme; Jebbin; Irekpita; Dongo, 2011, p. 4) pain, calf tenderness, and lower extremity swelling. Pt homeless Pt is legally blind Pt is diabetic 7. Physiology/Pathophysiology of Medical/Surgical Diagnosis and Current Clinical Manifestations: This is a description of the pathology of the disease. It is a more comprehensive discussion than simply describing the signs and symptoms of the diagnosis. A pressure injury can develop in as short as 30 minutes if there is high pressure in a small area. A pressure injury occurs when vessels collapse under external pressure, blood supply to the cells is cut off, limiting oxygen supply and decreasing nutrients to the cells which results in tissue hypoxia, leading to the development of localized tissue ischemia, cellular death and tissue necrosis. Pressure sores begin as reddened areas of skin. Eventually, blisters or breaks in the skin develop. In more advanced stages, the subcutaneous tissue under the skin may be destroyed, and
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CASE STUDY DATA FORM (HOSPITAL) 8 the surrounding bone, muscle, tendons, and ligaments may be damaged as well. 8. Potential Immobility Complications (based on physiology/pathophysiology): (at least 3 for full credit). Consider the impact of immobility on the various body systems. The circulatory system is jeopardized by immobility; some of these respiratory complications and risks include venous stasis, venous dilation, decreased blood pressure, edema, embolus formation, thrombophlebitis and orthostatic hypotension which is a risk factor that is often associated with client falls Constipation, impaction and difficult to evacuate feces can occur as the result of immobility and the lack of exercise that is needed to promote normal bowel functioning. These bowel alterations are further confounded when the client is not getting adequate fluid intake.
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  • Spring '16
  • Kim Hutapea
  • Gangrene, Bedsore

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