Posted: December 22nd, 2017
A client with a total knee replacement has a CPM (continuous passive
motion device) applied during the post-operative period.
Which statement made by the nurse indicates understanding of
the CPM machine?
❍ A. “Use of the CPM will permit the client to ambulate
during the therapy.”
❍ B. “The CPM machine controls should be positioned distal
to the site.”
❍ C. “If the client complains of pain during the therapy, I
will turn off the machine and call the doctor.”
❍ D. “Use of the CPM machine will alleviate the need for
physical therapy after the client is discharged.”
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