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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?
A pool can give: Buoyancy where the upward force of the water reduces the net effect of gravity upon your pelvis. So if you are in a situation where you need to limit or reduce weight upon your pelvis the pool can help. You should only do this if instructed and in a safe supervised environment and with a physicians and therapists guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6-12 weeks: I am assuming you mean a small crack to the pelvic bones. Nondisplaced, or minimally displaced pelvic fractures usually heal within 6-12 weeks. During that time, you should refrain from heavy lifting and stair climbing. But low impact exercises such as walking, or swimming should be encouraged as tolerated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediate and contin: I can not emphasize enough to begin immediately and do it on your own to prevent contractures and strengthen muscles to rehab yourself. ...Read more
No and Yes!!: No: if there is a specific history of an injury or fall resulting in the Fx; Yes: if you have a Fx without any such history, as it would most likely imply your pelvic bone was weak and one needs to determine the reason for that weakness of the bone. Get yourself seen by your PCP or an Orthopedist to get some answers and allay your anxiety. ...Read more
1 year: Having operated on many professional athletes and the current world champion barrel racer, they all tell me that they are still improving up to 1 year out. ...Read more
If mild htn, recovered from ischcva+pelvic fracture, is asst lvng or nrsinghome best option if spirited+ambulating+decision-making+ social @ 'only' 92?
Either could work.: It depends on what you need now. Does it look like you need permanent long term care or short term care? How mobile are you? Many people like being a nursing home that specializes in physical rehabilitation as their services are excellent and they often go back to their home. Assisted living arrangements are great for long term especially if you can find one close to friends. ...Read more
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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