80-year-old Hispanic female

Maria Hernandez is an 80-year-old Hispanic female. She is widowed and lives alone in a senior…

Maria Hernandez is an 80-year-old Hispanic female. She is widowed and lives alone in a senior housing apartment. Her two children live out of state. She spends most days watching television, rarely leaving her apartment. Mrs. Hernandez was admitted for surgical debridement of a non-healing sacral ulcer, which has been present for several months. Please answer the questions based on this scenarion.

1.What are some non-pharmacological measures that can be used for pain relief in care for this patient?

2. What vital signs could be indicative of complications for this patient?

3. Based on what you’ve learned about the nursing process, describe one applicable nursing diagnosis,

treatments, and nursing considerations for this diagnosis.