Immobilisation

Last updated 20.09.12

 

May lead to

-  Osteopaenia/Osteoporosis

-  Muscle atrophy, contractures, weakness

-  Rhabdomyolysis

-  Atelectasis

-  Nosocomial infection (if hospitalised)

-  UTI esp w IDC

-  Cellulitis: Cannula..

-  Pneumonia

-  Aspiration

-  Hospital Acquired

-  Pressure ulcers

-  DVT --> PE: DVT Prophylaxis

   

 

 

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