Posted: May 19th, 2017
A nurse is to administer meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol) 100 mg, atropine sulfate (Atropisol) 0.4 mg, and promethazine hydrochloride (Phenergan) 50 mg IM to a pre-operative client. Which action should the nurse take first?
A. Raise the side rails on the bed
B. Place the call bell within reach
C. Instruct the client to remain in bed
D. Have the client empty bladder
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.