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Calcium gluconate is being administered to a client with pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH). A nursing action that must be initiated as the plan of care throughout injection of the drug is:



A. Ventilator assistance
B. CVP readings
C. EKG tracings
D. Continuous CPR

This question is part of Community Health Nursing,Maternal and Child Nursing Practice Test
Asked by Posh, Last updated: Jul 01, 2020

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Answered Aug 21, 2017

EKG tracings

Answer: (C) EKG tracings Rationale: A potential side effect of calcium gluconate administration is cardiac arrest. Continuous monitoring of cardiac activity (EKG) throught administration of calcium gluconate is an essential part of care.
 

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