8. a nurse is caring for a client who is cyanotic and has arespiratory rate of 8/min with shallow respirations. which of thefollowing is the priority action but the nurse?
place a pulse oximeter on the clients finger
administer oxygen to the client
establish a patent airway for the client
check the clients pulse rate
9. a nurse is monitoring a client who has received externalradiation for threat cancer. which of the following findings shouldthe nurse expect ?
loss of taste, bladder infection, increased appetite, loosestools
a nurse is reinforcing teaching with a client who has asthma anda new prescription for a beclomethasone inhaler. which of thefollowing instruction should the nurse include in the teaching?
rinse your mouth after each use of the inhaler
decrease your calcium intake while taking this medication
allow at least 5 minutes between puffs
use this inhaler prior to using your short acting inhaler