Abdominal Surgery with Patient Controlled Analgesia

Potential narcotic overdose was suspected in postoperative patient by night nurse and PCA was stopped. Patient is now experiencing pain and requests PCA to be restarted.

 

Learning Objectives:

Assess and manage care for postoperative patient experiencing pain. Independently manage PCA administration within scope of practice

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Elsevier

Case Setting

MedSurg

Specialty

Internal medicine

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

For Purchase, Featured