A patient has developed thrombophlebitis of the left leg. W
Dr. Suraj Gosai
A patient has developed thrombophlebitis of the left leg. Which nursing intervention should be given the highest priority?

A. Elevate leg on 2 pillows
B. Apply support stockings
C. Apply warm compresses
D. Maintain complete bed rest

Explanation
The correct answer is A: Elevate leg on 2 pillows
The first goal of nonpharmacologic interventions is to minimize edema of the affected extremity by leg elevation.
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Option A is better than other potions..
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