How Often Do You Check a Patient's Circulation While in Restraints? - page 2
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I'm getting conflicting answer from different sources. Kaplan says every 30 minutes, but I could swear that somewhere else it's 15 minutes. Please advise.... Read More
- 0May 24, '13 by testing2013According to Saunders (p. 181)
Assess skin integrity and neurovascular and circulatory status q 30 min and remove the safety device at least q 2hrs
According to Fundamentals ATI (p. 106)Assessed – Including neurosensory checks of affected extremities (circulation, sensation, mobility). These checks are usually done at least every 2 hr.