Posted: June 16th, 2017
A client is receiving parenteral nutrition (PN) suddenly is having a fever. A nurse notifies the physician and the physician initially prescribes that the solution and tubing be changed. The nurse should do which of the following with the discontinued materials?
A. Send them to the laboratory for culture.
B. Save them for a return to the manufacturer.
C. Return them to the hospital pharmacy.
D. Discard them in the unit trash.
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