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Which action is contraindicated for a client who develops a temperature of 102° F (38.9° C)?



A. Monitoring his temperature every 4 hours
B. Increasing fluid intake
C. Covering the client with a light blanket
D. Providing a low-calorie diet

This question is part of basic physical care (part 1)

Asked by Hammet, Last updated: Aug 11, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Providing a low-calorie diet-rationale: because a client with a fever has an increased basal metabolism rate, he needs additional calories in his diet, not fewer calories. monitoring the clients temperature, increasing his fluid intake, and covering him with a light blanket are therapeutic interventions for a fever.client needs category: physiological integrityclient needs subcategory: basic care and comfortcognitive level: applicationreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 972.
 

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