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What is the first priority when caring for a client with a tracheostomy? The nurse is caring for a male client who recently underwent a tracheostomy.



A. Helping him communicate
B. Keeping his airway patent
C. Encouraging him to perform activities of daily living
D. Preventing him from developing an infection

This question is part of NCLEX Practice Test for Respiratory System 1 (Exam Mode) by RNpedia.com
Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Jan 19, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 04, 2016

Keeping his airway patent

Maintaining a patent airway is the most basic and critical human need. All other interventions are important to the clients well-being but not as important as having sufficient oxygen to breathe.
 

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