6. Nursing: Head-of-bed at 30 degrees, turn q2h when awake, range of motion exercises qid. Foley catheter, eggcrate mattress. Guaiac stools, inputs and outputs's. Oxygen at 2 L per minute by nasal cannula.
Bleeding precautions: check puncture sites for bleeding or hematomas. Apply digital pressure or pressure dressing to active compressible bleeding sites.
7. Diet: NPO except medications for 24 hours, then dysphagia ground diet with thickened liquids.
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