An 84-year-old male, who fell at home is admitted to the hospital with complaints of confusion, weakness, unsteady gait, and fatigue. His laboratory results confirm he has a urinary tract infection. A nursing plan of care has been developed using the NANDA-I label Risk for Injury. The outcome is: The patient will not be injured during the hospital stay.
Initial Discussion Post:
Describe developmental changes associated with aging which put this patient at risk for injury
Identify three (3) interventions that would help this patient achieve the outcome
Include your rationale for each intervention.
How would you evaluate whether the outcome has been met?
Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic. Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum.