QOD 6: Spica Cast on a Patient with Hip Dislocation (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 6: Spica Cast on a Patient with Hip Dislocation (Muskuloskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:
A nurse is working with a family whose child was born with developmental dislocation of the hip. The physician has applied a spica cast to the child. Which statement from the nurse best describes this type of cast to the child’s family?
Answer:
D.  “This cast will keep . . .