Pain Management

Ms. P is a 72-year-old woman who was admitted for rehabilitation after an above-the-knee amputation for a lower-extremity ulcer that did not heal due to associated arterial insufficiency. Her past medical history includes a cerebral vascular event and left hemiparesis, diabetes controlled by diet and oral medication, hypertension, peripheral neuropathy, and arterial insufficiency.
Source: Caring for the Ages - Category: Health Management Authors: Tags: Interdisciplinary Team Case Scenario Source Type: news