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A case study from a nursing and occupational therapy perspective - Providing care for a patient with a traumatic brachial plexus injury.

Research paper by Beverley B Wellington, Claire C McGeehan

Indexed on: 20 Mar '15Published on: 20 Mar '15Published in: International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing



Abstract

This paper presents a case study that demonstrates how collaborative working between professionals enhanced the holistic care for a patient following a traumatic brachial plexus injury. The paper will describe the patient's journey of care from initial presentation, diagnosis and assessment, acute care provision, discharge & rehabilitation to ongoing supportive counselling. The care encompasses input from both a nursing and occupational therapy perspective.