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After reading it over and knowing that she had left sided weakness and..and a fall indicated to me that she is experiencing a right hemisphere stroke, am i on the right path? what i am confused about is some of the medications she is on and why... Digoxine is for arterial fib, but it doesn't say that she has that?? Also not sure the reasoning behind Synthroide and Metaprolo.. Any guidenss or help would be greatley appreciated. Thanks
Elizabeth is an 84 yr old with a history of a fractured hip 1 yr ago. She lives at home alone. Elizabeth was admitted last night with left sided weakness and a fall. Elizabeth normally gets around well at home with a cane.
Elizabeth’s doctor’s orders include the following:
PT/OTLast edit by Joe V on Sep 10, '12
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