Lessen the amount of cellular damage
Prevent the formation of blisters
Prevent pain and discomfort
Passing water through a dialyzing membrane
Eliminating plasma proteins from the blood
Lowering the pH by removing nonvolatile acids
Filtering waste through a dialyzing membrane
Administer an antibiotic
Contact the physician for an order for immune globulin
Administer an antiviral
Tell the client that he should remain in isolation for 2 weeks
The client should be placed in a room with negative pressure.
Infection requires close contact; therefore, the door may remain open.
Transmission is highly likely, so the client should wear a mask at all times.
Infection requires skin-to-skin contact and is prevented by hand washing, gloves, and a gown.
"The pain will go away in a few days."
"The pain is due to peripheral nervous system interruptions. I will get you some pain medication."
"The pain is psychological because your foot is no longer there."
"The pain and itching are due to the infection you had before the surgery."
Head of the pancreas
Proximal third section of the small intestines
Stomach and duodenum
Esophagus and jejunum