Wound: A Case Study

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Further Infection due to the effects of age, location of the wound, malnourishment, and diabetes mellitus. - Refer Mrs Shore to a dietician to assist in improving Mrs Shore’s nutrition intake and decrease the risk of further infections.
- Have a wound care plan in place that includes regular dressing changes and assessment of the wound to avoid the wound deteriorating and decrease the risk of further infections.
- Refer Mrs Shore to the Aged Care Assessment team for assessment for further help in the community such as blue care nurses that can regularly visit Mrs Shore and change the dressings and monitor the wounds progress, manage the diabetes and medication.
- Set up regular appointments for Mrs Shore at the community health centre for

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