Posted: June 12th, 2017
During chemotherapy, an oncology client has a nursing diagnosis of impaired oral mucous membrane related to decreased nutrition and immunosuppression secondary to the cytotoxic effects of chemotherapy. Which nursing intervention is most likely to decrease the pain of stomatitis?
A. Recommending that the client discontinue chemotherapy
B. Providing a solution of hydrogen peroxide and water for use as a mouth rinse
C. Monitoring the client’s platelet and leukocyte counts
D. Checking regularly for signs and symptoms of stomatitis
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