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Bed Nursing Floor Safe Pelvic Fracture
The are no bed rails at nursing home; bed was lowered to the floor. Is that safe if pelvic fracture?
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
92 in nursing homex3mo after pelvic fracture. Daughter was told everyone is dnr, full code is inhumane, breaks ribs so she had md cancel my request?!
Oh no: Your request is your request. Unless you have been deemed incapable of making your own decisions, you can have any life saving measures as you want. Make it clear that it is your request and decision. A pelvic fracture is usually stable and heals just fine. In fact, other than the pain from walking, it is safe to skip on out of there (figure of speech, not easily done). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pelvic floor dysfunction (urine inconsistent and constipation) after accident and stable pelvic fracture, how to treat? Doctor saying rest.
How long can I expect my grandmother to remain with us once she begins a outpatient pt program after pelvic fracture?
6 weeks: Factures take 6 weeks to heal unless she is a slow healer. The pain slows her recovery she should be on a program now to prevent contractures and maintain range of motion and improve strength. Give her time and encouragement because this fracture will depress her. She also needs osteoporosis treatment because a pelvic fracture means she has established osteoporosis. ...Read more
Had a pelvic fracture tru mtr acdnt nd has been doing as instructed by my doctor itz been 3 monts nd stll feel pains @ my pelvis nd my back..Pls y?
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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