Blood Trauma Case Study

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Wanda is a 89 year old Caucasian women previously taking no medications and lives alone. She was in good health, still driving, and able to take care of herself. She was admitted to the hospital with a hip fracture after a fall. After surgery is completed she is comfortably recovering on the tele floor. Since completion of surgery, her blood pressure has been unstable. She is put on several blood pressure medications, as well as blood thinners to prevent DVT post surgery. Despite all this she is subsequently discharged to a rehab facility on her new list of medications. Within the first 24 hours of care in the rehab facility she becomes increasingly confused, passes out during therapy and is admitted back to the hospital. Upon re admission
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