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What is a major nursing priority when a patient in the terminal stages of lung cancer begins to exhibit loss of consciousness?



A. Protect the patient from injury
B. Insert an airway
C. Elevate the head of the bed
D. Withdraw all pain medications

This question is part of Lung Cancer
Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Aug 04, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 24, 2017

Protect the patient from injury

Ensuring the patients safety is the most essential action at this time. The other nursing actions may be necessary but are not a major priority.
 

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