Patients commonly need to exercise deep breathing for faster recovery, with one of the conventional methods through use of an inspirometer
. However, deep breathing becomes challenging for patients who have undergone surgery due to lung pain.
Apply oxygen, encourage coughing/deep Intervention breathing, and assist with inspirometer
. Interdisciplinary Student contacts other team member (physician, Communication and charge nurse, respiratory therapist) to report Presentation of Case patient status/discuss plan of care.