A nurse is caring for a client who has a right hip fracture.which of the following immobilization devices should the nurse anticipate?
Hip fracture is a common type of fracture occur in human. There is no specialized management for hip fracture except bed rest. Through proper bed rest can resolve the fracture. There is no special immobilizing device for the hip fracture. We can use the thomas splint which is a splint usually used for immobilizing the lower limb.
Traction is the immobilizing technique used in hip fracture.
Hare traction splint is a type of traction method
Stiff padding of leg to maintain the legs in a stationary position.
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