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A. Wearing gloves when changing a dressing
B. Disposing of needles in a puncture-resistant container
C. Wearing eye protection during tracheal suctioning
D. All of the above

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

All of the above-rationale: to follow standard precautions, caregivers must wear gloves when there is the potential for contact with a clients body fluids; place used, uncapped needles and syringes in a puncture-resistant container; and wear goggles during procedures that are likely to generate splashes of blood or body fluids.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: safety and infection controlcognitive level: comprehensionreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 531.
 

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