Community Nurse Team Leader
Boomfield Community Hospital
Dear Mrs Adison,
Re: Mrs Margaret Adams,DOB: 08 May 1945
I am writing to introduce Mrs Adam, who has been recuperating from a total left hip replacement surgery, requires continuing care and thorough management. She is being transferred to your facility today.
Mrs Adam presented on 21 July 2021,with the complaint of fracture at the left acetabulum owing to a fall. Therefore, she underwent surgery on 22 July 2021. Post- operatively, she has been commenced on Deltaparin 5000 units,alendronic acid 70mg, calcium, vitamin D, dulcolax 10ml and paracetamol 1 gm thrice daily. Currently, she has made a good prognosis and walks with a stick; however, swelling at the surgery site is exhibited.
Mrs Adam ,a widow, a retired teacher, has no close relatives and lives alone. She has a very supportive neighbor. She had history of ankle and wrist fracture in 2012 and 2018 respectively.
Pertaining to the above details, it would be appreciated if you could take over the care of Mrs Adam and monitor her medications, pressure ulcer along with swelling of wound. Kindly arrange for a community health nurse visit twice weekly. Please note, she requires application of antiembolic stockings as well as wound dressing on 06 September 2021.She needs to discontinue Deltaparin on 17 August 2021 whereas, renewal of medications will be on 22 September 2021. Please provide on going Physiotherapy and encourage exercises.
If you require any information regarding Mrs Adam, please do not hesitate to contact me.