Apr 25, 2018 07:44PM Wildplaces wrote:
Bravo on the IDC - I hate them with a vengeance - prolonged use assoc with higher infection rates so you were SPOT on! They don’t take them out when short staffed because it means they have to assist pts but that is just crap...it needs to be documented again and again until the adm powers adeq.support the RNs.
It will be interesting to see what his Hb is - it might get be low if Bp a problem.
He will feel better once all plastic is out and he manages a good night sleep. Food in hospitals is average, if you can take a few high protein meals it will help. Consider sticking him on a high potency multivitamin - for iron to be absorbed you need need Vit C
Rehab is a good idea if they can arrange it. Even short term.
Hang in there it will get better.
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