QOD 57: Cardiac Complications Caused by Immobility (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 57: Cardiac Complications Caused by Immobility (Fundamentals/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A nurse is caring for a patient who has been immobile for the past three weeks while recovering from surgery. The patient has been deteriorating in health because of his lack of activity. Based on the nurse’s knowledge of the effects of immobility, which describes the cardiovascular complications . . .