D.R. is a 74-year-old obese Hispanic woman who is in the third postoperative day after an open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) for repair of a left femoral neck fracture after a fall at home.

Module 5 Case Study(s):


Deep Vein Thrombosis




Patient Profile


D.R. is a 74-year-old obese Hispanic woman who is in the third postoperative day after an


open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) for repair of a left femoral neck fracture after a fall at home.




Subjective Data


States pain in her left hip is a 4 to 5 on a 1-to-10 scale


States pain in her left calf area is a 3 on a 1-to-10 scale




Objective Data


Physical Examination


Vital signs: BP 140/68, pulse 64, temperature 98.7°F, respirations 20


Oxygen saturation 93% on room air


Lungs clear all lobes


Bowel sounds are present in all 4 quadrants


Apical pulse: 64, irregular


Alert and oriented to person, place, and time


Skin warm to touch bilateral lower extremities, slight erythema left lower extremity


No edema right lower extremity, 2+ left lower extremity


Pedal pulses 2+ right lower extremity, 1+ left lower extremity


Calf circumference: right, 8 cm; left, 10 cm


Left hip wound has staples; no signs or symptoms of infection


Last bowel movement was four days ago


Interprofessional Care




Medication Administration Record


Morphine sulfate 2 mg IVP every two hours as needed for pain scale 6 to 10


Lisinopril 20 mg PO daily


Bisacodyl 10 mg PO daily




Use the Sample Venous Thromboembolism Protocol PDF for the following questions.




. Include any references used to research your answer in APA format, with proper citations and references. Please number your answers.


1.What do you suspect is occurring with D.R.? What data were used to make this determination?

2.What are the priority nursing interventions at this time?

3.Using SBAR, what would you report to the provider?

4.What diagnostic studies would be used to determine the existence, location, and extent of a DVT?

5.What risk factors for development of a DVT does D. R. have?

6.What measures can be taken to prevent a DVT in an at-risk patient?


Case Study Progression


D.R. is diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in the left lower extremity.


7.What treatment do you anticipate for D.R.?

8.What is the most serious complication of a DVT, and how would you monitor D.R. for this complication?

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