Audrey Wound Infection: A Case Study

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Audrey is having a fractured neck of femur and soft tissue injury and bruise on her left shoulder.Pain level must be assessed as assessing pain like vital signs improves the quality of care given and results in speedy recovery of acute pain(Breivik et al,2008) So, it is necessary to assess the level of pain with the help of visual analogue scale or numerical rating scale in order to minimize the intensity of pain in Audrey. Also it will help to assess the quality of care provided post surgery.
Studies have proven that antibiotic prophylaxis reduce the risk of wound infection in hip fracture and also the chances of urinary tract infection.(Management Of Hip Fracture In Older People,2009)
Therefore,antibiotics should be provided to avoid
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