Withholding intake after midnight
Telling the client that no special preparation is needed
Explaining that a small dose of radioactive isotope will be used
Giving an oral suspension of glucose 1 hour before the test
Give the medication without diluting it
Give the medication with 4oz. of juice
Give the medication with water only
Give the medication on an empty stomach
Stool cultures are preferred for definitive diagnosis.
Pregnant caregivers may obtain cultures
Collection of one specimen is sufficient.
Accurate diagnosis depends on fresh specimens.
Will cause dark staining of the surrounding skin
Produces a cooling sensation when applied
Can alter the function of the thyroid
Produces a burning sensation when applied
Maintain strict intake and output
Check the pulse before giving the medication
Administer the medication 30 minutes before meals
Provide oral hygiene and gum care every shift
Increase neutrophil counts