Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index Case Study
Dates of assessments: May 18, 19 and 20th.
Vital Signs: Temp –36.9 degrees C. O2 – 94. Pulse – 102 bpm. Apical pulse – 88 bpm. BP left ar0m – 112/ 84. Weight: 143.3 lbs Respirations – 14 breaths/min. Pain: 6. …show more content…
Temperature - cold lower right leg, warm everywhere else; exceptionally warm over amputation site of left leg. Skin discomfort, tenderness, pain, swelling, and redness near amputation site. Right foot has two ulcers on superior side on second and third toe. Turgor appropriate for age. This assessment is one of the most important for my client due to the importance for monitoring for infection of his stump as many signs and symptoms become more evident. Along with this, the skin assessment on his right foot is greatly important to monitor that his ulcers do not worsen, because the ulcers similar to these that were originally on his left foot ultimately lead to his lower leg