Department: CLINICAL QUERIES
Pullen, Richard L. Jr. EdD, RN
Richard L. Pullen, Jr., is professor of nursing and assistant director of the ADN program at Amarillo College in Amarillo, Tex, and a member of the Nursing2010 editorial board.
A patient is scheduled for a below-the-knee amputation. What postoperative nursing care priorities should I prepare for?—C.H., W.VA.