The medication will be effective more quickly than if given intramuscularly.
It is less likely to interfere with the client’s breathing and oxygenation.
The danger of an overdose during fluid remobilization is reduced.
The client delayed gastric emptying.
The client is a 26-year-old male.
The client has had a burn injury in the past.
The burned areas include the hands and perineum.
The burn took place in an open field and ignited the client's clothing.
“To increase the urine output and prevent kidney damage.”
“To stimulate intestinal movement and prevent abdominal bloating.”
“To decrease hydrochloric acid production in the stomach and prevent ulcers.”
“To inhibit loss of fluid from the circulatory system and prevent hypovolemic shock.”
Immediately following the injury
During the fluid shift
During fluid remobilization
During the late acute phase
Pulse oximetry reading of 80%
Expiratory stridor and nasal flaring
Cherry red color to the mucous membranes
Presence of carbonaceous particles in the sputum
The burn is full thickness rather than partial thickness.
The client is unable to fully pronate and supinate the extremity.
Capillary refill is slow in the digits and the distal pulse is absent.
The client cannot distinguish the sensation of sharp versus dull in the extremity.
Tissue type antigens
Prostate specific antigen
Hemoglobin S electrophoresis