Arranging for the wheelchair
Asking her family to visit
Assisting her to sit out of bed in a chair qid
Encouraging the use of an overhead trapeze
Measure intake and output.
Check albumin level.
Monitor glucose levels.
Increase enteral feeding.
Ascites and edema.
Dilated veins and varicesitis.
Elevate the head of the bed on 4-6 inch blocks.
Lie down after eating.
Ncrease fluid intake just before bedtime.
Wear a girdle.
To help a person with swollen legs to decrease the fluid retention.
To help a person with duodenal ulcers feel better.
To help damaged tissue in a diabetic to heal.
To improve circulation and muscles tone.