An Older Client Is Admitted For Repair Of A Broken Hip To Reduce The Risk For Infection Postoperative Period


An older client is admitted for repair of a broken hip. To reduce the risk for infection postoperative period,

which nursing care intervention should the nurse include the client’s plan of care? (Select all that apply)

A. Administer low molecular weight heparin as prescribed.

B. Teach client to use incentive spirometer every 2 hours while awake.

C. Maintain sequential compression devices while in bed

D. Assess pain level and medicate PRN as prescribed