NURSING MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH SKELETAL TRACTIONJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2019-02-01
Authors : Naima D. Datumanong-Mala.;
Page : 973-982
Keywords : Nursing Management Post-Operative Complications Skeletal Tractions.;
Nursing management is crucial in the prevention of complication of a post-surgery patient particularly those under skeletal traction. This inquiry illumines client?s assessment on nursing management in terms of assessing, examining, intervening, monitoring, and educating as factor implicit to changes in the degree of complications in integumentary, respiratory, circulatory, excretory and digestive system.The design of the study is a mixed method schemed at 50 limited skeletal traction patients in the Orthopedic Ward of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, a tertiary hospital. A valid & reliable researcher made questionnaire with interview guide has employed. Findings show that most respondents were 20 to 30 years old male, in the mid-level education,and have meagre monthly income. Notable nursing management shows an/a, always localized pain in assessment; periodic repositioning in examining; water intake in intervening; intake and output in monitoring; and, right foods to eat in educating. Degree of complications were described minimal. This deduced that nursing management must be carefully and strictly observed at all-times. Recommendations are regular ward class, trainings & seminars for staff nurses, and further study on nursing management of neuromuscular system.
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