Progressing from last week's information: During morning care you notice that Mr. Beardley has a pressure ulcer on his left hip from lying in bed all day and not eating well. The nursing staff is finding he is resistive when they try to turn him in bed and want to get him up more for programs on the unit.
1. Looking from the different aspects of each interprofessional team member, discuss the unique and overlapping roles of the professions as they relate to this case.
Consider the information you have learned in the modules so far and incorporate all the data for this patient when you answer the following:
2. Why might Mr. Beardley be resistive?
3. What recommendations could each discipline (in this unfolding case) give to the nurse to treat Mr Beardley's new pressure ulcer and his resistive behaviour?