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Impaired Physical Mobility Sample NCP

Impaired physical mobility related to (i.e. ordered bedrest fx, ortho. surgery, stroke, etc.) as evidenced by (i.e. poor skin turgor, unsteady gait, cast, traction, paralysis,etc.)

Planned Nursing Actions/Orders
  1. Assess joint mobility, muscle strength, and ability to move at the start of shift and q4hr

  2. Teach and monitor ROM exercises q4hr & prn

  3. Teach & monitor leg & ankle exercises q4hr & prn

  4. Assess for pain-location, quality, & severity q3hr & prn

  5. Medicate for pain as ordered prn


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