Please help me with this question
Mr. Jim had R total hip replacement 1 day ago. He's having trouble coughing up secretions after her surgery, complaining of SOB & a sensation of "tightness" in his chest, pale & sweating. His apical rate is 127 bpm, laboured resp. rate of 26, and BP of 140/90.
-Why is he having difficulty coughing secretions? Explain.
-Why is he experiencing SOB? Explain.
-Why is he pale & sweating? Explain.
-Explain his VS.
-What assessments should you do?
-What's his Nursing Diagnosis?
-Identify Interventions (treatment/preventions)