Posted: July 6th, 2017
A nurse is caring for a patient receiving oxytocin therapy suddenly is experiencing hypertonic contractions. Which of the following priority nursing actions should the nurse do? Select all that apply.
A. The nurse leaves the client to ask for help.
B. Stop the oxytocin infusion.
C. Increase the flow rate of the intravenous additive solution.
D. Place the client in the supine position.
E. Administer oxygen at 8 to 10 liters per minute.
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