Top 10 nursing management and interventions for patients with cast
Jun 18, '07
Hi! What would be your nursing management and interventions for patients with cast?
Jun 20, '07
assesment of the area distal and proximal to the casted area.
palpation of the cast itself for "hot spots"
assessment of color and sensation of the casted extremity
Jun 20, '07
Assure cast edges are smooth and not pressing into the skin.
Look out for comaprtment sx....very important. Read up on compartment syndrome.
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