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Patient Post-Surgery: A Case Study

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In conclusion caring for patients includes not only the reason they are admitted to the hospital but also their co-morbidities. Caring for a patient post-surgery involves close monitoring by the registered nurse, this involves a number of assessments such as vital signs, pain assessment, wound monitoring and neurovascula assessment. The reason for these assessments is to observe how Mr Brown responds to interventions, such as oxygen therapy, intravenous therapy, pain management and observing the wound. As shown for Mr Brown medications received during surgery and pain medications after surgery will impact on Mr Brown’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and will have to be closely monitored, as he is at risk of deteriorating. Once Mr Brown
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