Older adult patients | Nursing homework help

 

Older adults (OA) are at risk for potential hazards of  hospitalization, these include: immobility, delirium, medication side  effects, malnutrition, pressure ulcers, procedures, peri- and  postoperative periods, and hospital-acquired infections and more.  Discuss in detail three potential hazards for this population while in  the hospital and identify potential prevention strategies for each  hazard.

Your initial posting should be at least 400 words in length and  utilize at least one scholarly source other than the textbook. Please  reply to at least two classmates. Replies to classmates should be at  least 200 words in length.