Case #1 Discussion Questions:
- What questions would you ask the patient regarding the chief complaint?
- CC = low back pain and left leg pain?
- What questions would you ask regarding the HPI?
Surgeon recommends inpatient treatment with physical therapy, traction, epidural steroid injection, and pain meds. What pain medicine would be a good starting place for this scenario? And why?
Write a Morphine PCA order (Fill out a PCA order form and hand in at beginning of conference).