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Why would a 20 year old whos been in accident have cardiovascular or GI issues. I dont get it! I cant find anything. argh! i know she will be bet ridden for 3 months...pls help if you can. I hate care plans!!

Internal injuries??

2M896

Specializes in Corrections, Pediatric Home Health. Has 3 years experience.

For the GI issues, I would guess the patient is at risk for constipation as a result of immobility or inactivity. Or maybe the GI issues could be a side effect of pain medications.

itsmejuli

Specializes in Home Care.

There's not enough information in your question to help you. What is her background, injuries, assessment, etc etc. Why is she bed ridden for 3 months?

Christine2009

Specializes in Pediatrics, OB/GYN, ER, Geriatrics.

First you need to think of the impact of an accident...if it was a car accident, the pt might have a pelvic injury making them inmobile...GI problems could be internal bleeding.

I do not think you provided enough info for a valid reply.