A private room down the hall from the nurses’ station
An isolation room three doors from the nurses’ station
A semi private room with a 32-year-old client who has viral meningitis
A two-bed room with a client who previously had bacterial meningitis
Spinal cord injury
Vertigo. tinnitus. and hearing loss.
Vertigo. vomiting. and nystagmus
Vertigo. pain. and hearing impairment.
Vertigo. blurred vision. and fever.
“Lie in bed with your head elevated. and refrain from blowing your nose for 24 hours.”
“Try to ambulate independently after about 24 hours.”
“Shampoo your hair every day for ten (10) days to help prevent ear infection.”
“Don’t fly in an airplane. climb to high altitudes. make sudden movements. or expose yourself to loud sounds for 30 days.”
Impaired physical mobility
Ineffective breathing pattern
Disturbed sensory perception (tactile)
Self-care deficit: Dressing/grooming
Long-term treatment of epilepsy.
Postoperative pain management of laminectomy clients.
Postoperative pain management of diskectomy clients
Treatment of spasticity associated with spinal cord lesions.
Introducing ice water into the external auditory canal.
Touching the cornea with a wisp of cotton.
Turning the client’s head suddenly while holding the eyelids open.
Shining a bright light into the pupil.
The client may be less sensitive to the effects of a neuromuscular blocking agent.
Succinylcholine shouldn’t be used; pancuronium may be used in a lower dosage.
Pancuronium shouldn’t be used; succinylcholine may be used in a lower dosage.
Pancuronium and succinylcholine both require cautious administration.