QOD 69: Mobility and Blood Clots (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 69: Mobility and Blood Clots (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A nurse is teaching a client who has trouble with mobility about how best to decrease the risk of a blood clot. Which of the following statements made by the nurse is correct?

Answer:

A.  “Do not cross your legs when you sit in a chair.”

Rationale: 

A patient . . .