Flashcard 3 - Basic Care and Comfort Flashcard Set for the NCLEX-PN Exam


The correct answer is:

sequential devices (SCDs)


SCDs increase blood flow in the lower legs. When clients are bedridden, blood flow can become static and place the client at risk for venous insufficiency, leading to higher risk for ulcers and deep vein thrombosis. SCDs should be removed for routine skin assessments.

All Flashcard Sets for the NCLEX-PN Exam are now available as downloadable PDFs