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Which one would be a priority at this time? A 2-year-old child is receiving temporary total parental nutrition (TPN) through a central venous line. This is the first day of TPN therapy. Although all of the following nursing actions Must be included the plan of care of this child.



A. Use aseptic technique during dressing changes
B. Maintain central line catheter integrity
C. Monitor serum glucose levels
D. Check results of liver function tests

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Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Oct 21, 2019

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Agnes Omwalo

Agnes Omwalo

Answered on Oct 20, 2019

Monitor serum blood glucose level

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Mar 27, 2017

Monitor serum glucose levels

Monitor serum glucose levels. Hyperglycemia may occur during the first day or 2 as the child adapts to the high-glucose load of the TPN solution. Thus, a chief nursing responsibility is blood glucose testing.
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