Explain the potential post-operative complications that could develop during this phase of treatment

Internal code- MAS4082 Nursing assignment Question- 1. Discuss the clinical manifestations (signs and symptoms) of Harold’s burns and the implications this will have on Harold’s’ treatment. 2. How would you anticipate the burns treatment and injury to impact on Harold’s activities of living? How could you involve Harold’s family in meeting his self-care needs? 3. As a member of the clinical team caring for Harold, what would you include in your assessment data? Give rationales for each. 4. Harold has been ordered Gentamycin 80mg IV diluted into 100mLs of Normal Saline solution and 5mg of Diazepam as a pre-operative prophylactic dose. Identify the actions and side effects of these medications. 5. Discuss the pre-operative education you would provide Harold and include a pre-operative check list. 6. Explain the potential post-operative complications that could develop during this phase of treatment. 7. Outline the post-operative nursing interventions, providing a rationale for your answer (under the supervision of the RN), to reduce or eliminate the potential of an adverse outcome. 8. How will you evaluate the effectiveness of each of your interventions? 9. Harold has been prescribed Packed Cells x 2 post-operatively; his Hb is 100g/L (normal range for a male is 135-175 g/L). On review of Harold’s Hb results, outline the reasons for the packed cells to be prescribed. 10. Outline the required observations that the client will undergo whilst receiving a transfusion. Identify the appropriate PPE necessary on commencement of the transfusion and changing a bag of pack cells. Identify three potential complications associated with a Blood Transfusion. Harold has sustained 40% burns to his body involving his anterior right lower leg, medial aspect of his upper thigh and anterior abdomen, his right posterior thigh, genitals and chest. 33 total views, 2 views today

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