September 19, 2021 Comment off

What are some non-pharmacological measures that can be used for pain relief in care for this patient?

Maria Hernandez is an 80-year-old Hispanic female. She is widowed and lives alone in a senior housing apartment. Her two children live out of state. She spends most days watching television, rarely leaving her apartment. Mrs. Hernandez was admitted for surgical debridement of a non-healing sacral ulcer, which has been present for several months.