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This is a discussion on ortho pain/edema management in Holistic Nursing, part of Nursing Specialties ... I currently do home visits on a client s/p, 10 days pin replacement (hip). Dx with hematomas from...by dpw Jan 28, '09I currently do home visits on a client s/p, 10 days pin replacement (hip). Dx with hematomas from "over doing it". We have tried heat, ice, ROM and massage to manage pain and edema. Pain still remains at an 8 with additional edema. Notifed MD who said continue with what you are doing. Is there any thing else that we might try? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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