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
in the plan of care of this child, which one would be a priority at this
Use aseptic technique during dressing changes
Maintain central line catheter integrity
Monitor serum glucose levels
Check results of liver function tests
Nurse Jamie is administering the initial total parenteral nutrition solution to a client. Which of the following assessments requires the nurse’s immediate attention?
Temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius
Urine output of 300 cc in 4 hours
Poor skin turgor
Blood glucose of 350 mg/dl
Nurse Susan administered intravenous gamma globulin to an 18 month-old child with AIDS. The parent asks why this medication is being given. What is the nurse’s best response?
“It will slow down the replication of the virus.”
“This medication will improve your child’s overall health status.”
“This medication is used to prevent bacterial infections.”
“It will increase the effectiveness of the other medications your child receives.”
When caring for a client with total parenteral nutrition (TPN), what is the most important action on the part of the nurse?
Record the number of stools per day
Maintain strict intake and output records
Sterile technique for dressing change at IV site
Monitor for cardiac arrhythmias
The nurse is administering an intravenous vesicant chemotherapeutic agent to a client. Which assessment would require the nurse’s immediate action?
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