What can I do, as a caregiver, to make my friend more comfortable. His right side where the incision was made is extremely painful and even though he has pain medication, he's hurting. The pain meds have been cut in half because he was halucinating at times. I just want to be the best caregiver I can be and I am at a loss of what to do to help him. Any suggestions?.View Thread
Thank you for some insight. It has been 28 days now since the surgery, and considering the severity of this surgery, he is doing quite well. One thing that he complains about is the fact that he just doesn't have any energy and when it comes to eating, everything tastes bad which leads him to not want to eat. I have started adding a muscle building supplement that has a higher amount of protein than the Ensure alone doesn't provide, in a breakfast smoothie. He seems to like it. Considering the fact that I am not a nurse, I do have many years of hands on experience with people who have been ill in my family and among friends. Do you have any suggestions that may help me further with nutrition, etc. Again, thank you for your expertise and input.View Thread
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