Posted: July 22nd, 2017
While changing the tapes on a tracheostomy tube, the male client coughs and tube is dislodged. The initial nursing action is to:
A. Call the physician to reinsert the tube
B. Grasp the retention sutures to spread the opening
C. Call the respiratory therapy department to reinsert the tracheotomy
D. Cover the tracheostomy site with a sterile dressing to prevent infection
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.