Question: question 6 mr george mcfarlane is a 53year old...
QUESTION 6 -
Mr George McFarlane is a 53year old Male. He has presented to hospital yesterday after he fell while getting out of his truck. The X-ray on admission showed that George has sustained a compound fracture of his right ankle, which required an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) to repair. Surgery was completed this morning and George has returned to the ward from the Operating theatres 2 hours ago. George social history include:
• ETOH (Alcohol) usage on a regular basis
• Smoker, averages 15 cigarettes per day
• Often consumes take away/ fast food diet as away from home regularly
• Sedentary lifestyle, Little to no exercise
Mr McFarlane is 118kg and 180cm in height. Current vital signs Resp 26, O2 Sats 97% on room air (RA), BP 170/90, HR 110, Temp 37.
Other than an EN/ RN, name three (3) health care professionals found in a hospital setting that you might be able to refer George to for assistance with his current healthcare requirements and his previous comorbidities. For each professional, in 20 words, state how they could contribute to Mr. McFarlane’s care.