Write a paragraph or two paragraph research and present 1 evidence based research article and explain why it supports these interventions, surgical procedure, and medications to a patient receiving it. The article must be a peer reviewed journal, a clinical practice guidelines that have been critiqued and rated or any research article that that supports the diagnosis or future treatments. Below are the listed procedures, surgical intervention, interventions and medications a patient is receiving.
Interventions and Procedures:
Inguinal hernia repair with exploratory laparotomy
Tele Monitoring: to monitor pt’s heart rhythm
Occupational therapy: To help complete lower body dressing and grooming.
Physical Therapy: To assist pt with ambulating, sitting, and standing.
Hydromorphone plus premixed PCA sodium chloride 0.9%: Receiving for post-operative pain
Naloxone (Narcan): For respiratory rate equal to or less than 8
Heparin: Pt had an episode of atrial fibrillation. Pt is receiving heparin to prevent the formation of blood clots in the heart, which can lead to stroke and also because the patient has had surgery and been in bed for a long time.
Potassium Chloride: Receiving for low potassium level
Ondansetron (Zofran): Receiving it for nausea and vomiting.
Metoprolol: To control HTN
Benadryl: For itching.